The North Bend Eagle


Boldt to begin interim superintendent position in July

by Mary Le Arneal and Sephanie Iwan Flamme
Published 6/1/22

Galen Boldt of Lincoln will be stepping into the interim superintendent’s position for the North Bend Central school district in July.

“I am more than excited to be part of the NBC team,” Boldt said.

Galen Boldt

Boldt, 69, received his Doctorate of Education in Administration and Specialist in Education Administration. His masters and undergraduate degrees are all from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

He grew up on a farm in Sterling and went to high school there. Having participated in sports, music and theater, he still finds that these activities are still important to him.

He began his educational career in 1974 as a mathematics teacher and coach at Sterling High School and later became the principal there.

Boldt served as a principal at Tecumseh High School and Norris High School before becoming an assistant superintendent at Norris. He followed his experience there by becoming the superintendent of Wahoo from 2010 until 2016.

After his retirement, Boldt served as an interim superintendent at Johnson County Central in 2018-2020.

He comes to North Bend with 36 years of experience in education.

“I enjoyed the education profession in general,” Boldt said. “I look forward to getting back into a community with a great school system.”

Boldt and his wife Cindy have three children: Sharla, Brandon and Ben as well as eight grandchildren. Boldt will continue living in Lincoln during his year at NBC.

The interim superintendent’s plans for the 2022-2023 school year include giving all energies into helping students achieve their hopes and dreams.

“I expect that we work hard on important things, but have fun while doing so,” Boldt said. “Everything excites me about a leadership position at NBC.”


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