Crosslake Community School’s government director resigned Friday, March 12, and the school’s director of on line mastering also is no extended with the constitution university.

Cliff Skagen, govt director because January 2020, mentioned Tuesday, March 16, in an emailed assertion: “After prolonged thing to consider, I determined to resign from Crosslake Neighborhood Faculty on March 12 to pursue other expert alternatives. I am proud of my accomplishments at CCS, which include escalating enrollment by 34 per cent and bringing in roughly $1 million in new profits. My loved ones and I have arrive to love the Brainerd lakes place and I search forward to continuing remaining an energetic participant in the community.”

Stacy Bender, the school’s director of on line learning considering that August 2014, stated in a messaged statement: “I enjoy Crosslake Neighborhood Faculty and specifically its on line application that I worked quite challenging to build alongside with co-employees who nevertheless serve pupils. With the addition of the kindergarten-fourth quality pupils in second semester, it is now arguably the greatest independent charter on the internet school serving all grades in the state of Minnesota.”

No additional data was readily available Tuesday on the departures. Attempts to access faculty board customers, such as Board Chair Cinda Jensen, had been unsuccessful.

The college board met in a particular session Friday, March 12, to take into account action with respect to employment of personnel, according to the agenda on the school’s site.

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The board will fulfill in an additional distinctive session at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 18, to plan for a foreseeable future interim Crosslake Community University leadership prepare, in accordance to the agenda on the school’s web site.

Skagen succeeded Todd Lyscio, who retired at the close of 2019 soon after serving for six several years as the school’s director from 2013-2019.

Skagen previously was head principal and director of curriculum and instruction at Twin Cities Academy Constitution University in St. Paul prior to joining Crosslake Local community College. The other two finalists for the director situation at that time ended up Jill Arendt, director of student everyday living at Crosslake Faculty, and Annette Klang, a grades 1-2 instructor at Crosslake Faculty.

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