NPPS Names New Washington Elementary Principal

Posted 2 years ago

By Scott Carlson

NP-Public-SchoolsNorth Platte Public Schools Human Resources Director Tami Eshleman and Superintendent Marty Bassett have recommended Greg Fruhwirth to the North Platte Public School District’s Board of Education, to become the new Principal at Washington Elementary.

The interview team included district administrators, elementary principals, building staff and teachers.  The candidates were also given a tour of Washington Elementary.

Certified positions are posted on the school website, as well as on the “Teacher in Nebraska” website, Nebraska Council of School Administrators website and the Nebraska Board of Education website.  All candidates apply online.

Candidates were screened by administration and contacted for interviews after reference checks were completed.

According to Human Resources Director Tami Eshleman, “Greg will bring fresh perspective to Washington Elementary.  He will provide valuable leadership with his high level of energy and proven experience.”

Fruhwirth has 33 years experience at the elementary level and was a Special Education, fourth grade and sixth grade teacher in Fowler, CO for 25 years.  He has spent the last eight years as an elementary principal in Wray, CO.  A native of North Dakota, he received his teaching degree from the University of North Dakota and has an Educational Leadership degree from Colorado State University.

Fruhwirth holds teaching certificates in Nebraska and Colorado and is a certified in school administration.

His wife, Barb, is a first grade teacher in Wray and they have three grown children.