Omaha nonprofit leader will head SE Iowa district

MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) — The Muscatine School Board has selected an official at an Omaha, Neb., nonprofit as its new superintendent.

The Muscatine Journal reports (http://bit.ly/18JmsAJ ) the board chose Jerry Riibe as superintendent of the southeast Iowa school district.

The 56-year-old Riibe has been chief operating officer at Building Bright Futures, an Omaha nonprofit that works to improve educational outcomes for children in poverty. He also has worked as superintendent of schools in Ralston, Neb.

Riibe will begin his job July 1. His salary is $192,000 annually.

He replaces Bill Decker, who left Muscatine to become chief administrator for the Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency in Bettendorf, Iowa.

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Information from: Muscatine Journal, http://www.muscatinejournal.com

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