March 20, 2017 – West Bend, WI – The West Bend School District has selected Jeridon Clark as principal of West Bend East/West High Schools. For the 2016-17 school year, Tracey Conners, Director of Elementary Education for the WBSD has served as interim principal.
Clark has served the Mequon-Thiensville School District in many capacities since 2011. He is currently the Executive Director of Organizational Alignment and Digital Learning.
He is also an adjunct in the Nursing program at Concordia University. In 2014-2015, Clark served as the Executive Director of Information and Technology.
From 2012-2014, he served as the Director of Information and Technology. In 2011-2012, Clark served as the Information & Technology Manager. From 2009-2011, he served the School District of New Berlin as the Associate Principal/Activities Director. From 1996-2009, Clark taught math and computer science at Homestead High School. He taught technical education at Steffen Middle school from 2005-2008. In 2007, he taught a continuing education class, How the Web Works, at Cardinal Stritch University.
“We’re excited to bring Jeridon’s strong leadership and energy to our administrative team,” said Erik Olson, Superintendent of Schools for the WBSD. “Jeridon has an impressive track record of building a positive school culture, caring about students and promoting academic success.”
Clark is currently a doctoral candidate at Cardinal Stritch University where he earned a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership and a second Master’s degree in Computer Science Education. Clark earned his Bachelor degree in Mathematics Education with a Computer Science minor from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
“I am looking forward to being able to work with the great staff, students and parents of the West Bend High Schools. It is an honor to have the privilege to be part of the West Bend team and continue the success for which West Bend is known,” Clark said. “I look forward to getting to know the staff, students, and parents of the West Bend community.”
Clark is a member of the Wisconsin Educational Media and Technology Association (WEMTA), the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) and CESA #1, Technology Leaders Network.
Clark and his wife, Jennie, have five children. Their oldest child is a sophomore in college and their youngest child is in first grade.