Mr. John Thissen, Superintendent in Herington is today's candidate for the position of Superintendent with McPherson USD 418.
Mr. Thissen graduated from Emporia State University with a degree in Biology Education. He earned his masters from Northwestern Oklahoma State University in Curriculum and Instruction. He earned a building administration endorsement from Emporia State University and his district leadership license from Kansas State University.
Mr. Thissen was a teacher at Herington and Pretty Prairie before becoming an administrator. He was an assistant principal at Junction City Middle School, principal of Great Bend Middle School and McPherson Middle School prior to going to Herington. He has been the Superintendent in Herington since 2007.
All staff and public are invited to meet the candidate in the McPherson High School Little Theater from 3:45 - 4:30 for a "meet and greet" time hosted by MEA.