Pedersen to Depart Cardinal, Take New Position in Cedar Falls


Joel Pedersen, Superintendent of the Cardinal Community School District, is slated to be the new Chief Administrator of Central Rivers Area Education Agency, according to a press release.

Pedersen has been Cardinal’s Superintendent since 2010. He previously worked in the Davis County Community School District as a principal, Director of Special Education Services, teacher, and coach.

In his new role, Pedersen will oversee over 500 full and part-time staff members who provide special education and school improvement services along with technology and media support for over 62,000 students and 5,000 educators throughout 18 counties of north central and northeastern Iowa.

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Lori Miller
Lori Miller
1 year ago

You will be missed