Welcome to New Elementary Principal
Please join us in welcoming Mr. Ryan Schrader as the Elementary Schools Principal beginning July 1, 2022. The Forrestville Valley Board of Education approved Mr. Schrader at the regularly scheduled meeting last week. The principal position was open following the resignation of Mr. Schneiderman at the end of this school year.
Mr. Schrader is a graduate of Aurora University where he completed his undergraduate teaching degrees and his master’s degree in educational leadership. Mr. Schrader comes to the district with fifteen total years in education. He has seven years of elementary teaching experience, 1 year at the middle school, and 7 years in administration where he has served as middle school dean of students and elementary principal. Mr. Schrader will be relocating to the area with his wife and three children.
Mr. Schrader states, “I am so excited to have the opportunity to work in such a great school district as Forrestville Valley. I look forward to joining an exceptional team of educators and working closely with students and families in this already great school and strong community. What an amazing honor it is to be a part of such a great district where student success and continued growth is a priority.”
Board President John Reining added, “We are excited to continue great leadership in our district and look forward to adding Mr. Schrader to the administrative team. Mrs. Smith continues to secure high quality staff and programs for our students, and I believe Mr. Schrader will be a strong contributor in our pursuit for excellence at Forrestville Valley.”
Mr. Schrader will be welcomed by elementary assistant principal, Mrs. Christy Garnhart, and secondary administrators Mr. Travis Heinz, FJSHS Principal, and Mr. Kyle Zick, FJSHS Assistant Principal/Activities Director.
Mr. Schrader is a great fit for our teaching staff and administrative team. His experience at the elementary level will allow for the continuation of great things for our students in Forrestville Valley and we are excited to have him join us.