The Pekin and Sigourney Community School Districts announced Thursday the hiring of its new superintendent.
Kevin Hatfield replaces Dave Harper who is departing to work in the Ottumwa Community School District.
Hatfield was previously the Superintendent of the West Branch School District for the last seven years. A native of Davenport, Hatfield earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Northern Iowa and his Master’s from the University of Iowa.
Along with West Branch, Hatfield’s previous professional stops include the Pleasant Valley Community School District, where he taught, coached, and was the Dean of Students over the course of 14 years. Hatfield also served as principal in the Bettendorf Community School District.
Hatfield is expected to begin his tenure as the new superintendent on July 1st.