Dr. Jessica Bergtholdt has been selected as the new interim assistant principal at Rockwood South Middle.
Bergtholdt is not new to the district. For ten years, she has served as a Spanish teacher. After serving as a traveling teacher for five years, she has been teaching at Crestview Middle since 2015. There, her experience includes tutoring, serving on the World Language Curriculum writing committee, working with students on completing independent studies and planning a trip for students to study abroad. Bergtholdt has also served as Leader in Me Lighthouse Coordinator and Extra Curricular Activities Coordinator. Her experience includes Rockwood Learning Council and Where Everyone Belongs (WEB) Coordinator.
Bergtholdt has a doctorate in educational leadership from Maryville University, along with a master's in education and a bachelor's in Spanish and education from Truman State University.
Dr. Bergtholdt begins July 1, and is replacing Dr. Charity Schluter, who is taking a position outside the district.