Fort Osage School District Superintendent Mark Enderle will retire in 2015.
Enderle will continue to serve as superintendent through the 2014-15 school year. His last day is scheduled to be on June 30, 2015, he announced Tuesday.
“I have enjoyed my time working with the Fort Osage students, staff and community,” Enderle said in a district release.
A reason for his retirement was not given.
Enderle has been superintendent of Fort Osage schools since 2009. During his tenure, the district has started a 1:1 technology initiative with more than 3,500 Google Chromebooks and hundreds of iPads in use by students across the district, plus achieved accreditation with distinction for four consecutive years under the Missouri School Improvement Program.
Fort Osage Board of Education President Diana Rice said the search for his replacement will begin this fall. “The Board of Education truly appreciates everything that Dr. Enderle has accomplished during his tenure,” she said in the release. “He will be missed by the Board, students, staff and the community.”
Enderle’s career in education has spanned more than 25 years. Before arriving at Fort Osage, he began as a social studies teacher at Fulton Middle School, and eventually became assistant principal, assistant superintendent and superintendent of the Fulton School District.
In addition to his years in education, he served in the United States Marine Corps for four years, and is a member of the United Way, Boy Scouts of America, Missouri Association of School Administrators and Missouri State Teachers Association.