Superintendent

Susan2 Dr. Susan Myers accepted the role of superintendent for Atchison Public Schools in July, 2007.

Prior to coming to Atchison, Dr. Myers served as Superintendent of Schools at the West Franklin U.S.D. 287 District from 1999 to 2007. She served as Assistant Superintendent of Schools from 1997 to 1999, and Principal/Curriculum Director from 1986 to 1997, both for West Franklin U.S.D. 287.

Before pursuing building and district level administrative positions, Dr. Myers served as Assistant Director of Three Lakes Special Education Cooperative from 1984 to 1986; taught for the Atchison-Jefferson Special Education Cooperative from 1980 to 1984, and taught for Basehor-Linwood U.S.D. 458 from 1977 to 1980.

Dr. Myers has a Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Kansas, a Master of Science in Education from Kansas State University, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Education from Kansas State University.

In addition to her role at Atchison Public Schools, Dr. Myers is active in the Atchison Community, and is a member of the following organizations:

  • Chairman of Atchison Hospital
  • Board Member of Riverbend Habitat for Humanity
  • Atchison Community Educational Foundation, Ex-officio board member
  • Chamber Ambassador
  • Member of Rotary
  • Member of Kiwanis
  • Member of the Benedictine College-Atchison Community Orchestra
  • Member of the Atchison Community Band
  • Professional member of USA and KSSA

Susan is married to Gordon, a Missouri school district superintendent, and they have three grown children, two of whom are educators.

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