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Steve Lemke
936  7th Street
Sibley, Iowa  51249
(712) 754-2873                                                               e-mail: sdlemke@hickorytech.net



Career Objective
   
To obtain a position as a middle school or high school principal.
 
Professional Experience

Middle School Math Teacher, Sibley-Ocheyedan Community School District, Sibley, Iowa (1991-present)
Superintendent: Mr. Jeff Zwagerman: Middle School Principal: Mr. Wayne Miller
  • Helped write K-12 math curriculum
  • Helped write math standards and benchmarks also aligned assessment for those standards with ITBS
  • Helped set up a variety of middle school concepts
  • Expert in web page design
  • Set up discipline policy at Sibley-Ocheyedan middle school
  • Set up assignment policy at Sibley-Ocheyedan middle school
Jr. High School Math Teacher, Greenfield Community School District, Greenfield, Iowa (1984-1991)
Superintendent: Mr. Bill Sandholm: Jr. High School Principal: Mr. Carl Schwartz
  • Initiated and wrote curriculum for Advanced Math and Algebra class for 7th and 8th grade at Greenfield
  • Initiated and wrote entire jr. high computer curriculum at Greenfield
       
High School Head Wrestling Coach, Sibley-Ocheyedan Community School District, Sibley, Iowa (1991-present)
Athletic Director: Mr. Henry Eekhoff
  • Responsible for assigning duties, supervising, and evaluating a coaching staff of five
  • Took a struggling program and turned it into a competitive program with over 15 dual meet wins in each of the last five years
  • In charge of setting up and running varsity wrestling tournament
  • Responsible for inventory of all equipment
High School Head Football Coach, Sibley-Ocheyedan Community School District, Sibley, Iowa (1995-1998)
Athletic Director: Mr. Henry Eekhoff
  • Responsible for assigning duties, supervising, and evaluating a coaching staff of nine
  • In 1998 lead the S-O football team to their first winning season in 15 years
  • Took over a program which lost every game for six years straight and turned it into a winning program

High School Head Wrestling Coach, Greenfield Community School District, Greenfield, Iowa (1984-1991)
Athletic Director: Mr. Ray Leto
  • Nominated for Southwest Iowa Coach of the year 3 times, 1986, 1987 and 1988
  • Voted Tall Corn Conference Wrestling Coach of the year, 1988

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Voluntary Experience

Recreation and Park Board Chair,  City of Sibley, Iowa (2000-2004) 
City Administrator:  Mr. Dan Zulkosky Recreation Director: Mr. Dan Spooner
  • Involved in hiring the current recreation director
  • Responsible for budget decisions
  • Involved in grant writing process
Member of Sibley-Ocheyedan Education Association (1991-2005)
President of Sibley-Ocheyedan Education Association (1997&1998)
Chief Negotiator for S-OEA (1999-2005)

Education

Masters Degree in Education Leadership  -  University of Sioux Falls, 2002
  • Practicum in curriculum design and staff development
  • Extensive work in school law and finance

Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education - Westmar College, 1984 
  • Major in Industrial Technology
  • Coaching Endorsement
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