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Boehm named new principal for Henderson Elementary

Superintendent Chris Fiedler announced that Melynda Boehm has been selected as the next principal of Henderson Elementary School beginning next fall. 

Melynda brings a wealth of experience to the principal position as she’s been a teacher, instructional coach and assistant principal at several different schools. She currently serves as the assistant principal at Vikan Middle School, Brighton, where she supports teachers using a student-centered model of instruction. She also serves on her school’s leadership team supporting high quality, data-driven instruction for all students. 

Deputy Superintendent Will Pierce and school and district staff met with a number of candidates for this position through a series of interviews.

"Melynda emerged successfully from a very rigorous process,” Pierce said. “She has proven herself in a variety of roles where she demonstrated a wealth of skills. She brings exactly the right combination of inspiration, experiences and skills to Henderson." 

Melynda’s career path landed in 27J Schools as a teacher and school administrator. She was a teacher at Stuart Middle School and later, served as teacher at Prairie View Middle School. She also supported teachers at Prairie View Middle School as an instructional coach helping teachers become stronger instructional leaders and increasing student achievement. 

“I am so incredibly excited to continue my journey as the Principal of Henderson Elementary,” Melynda said. “ I believe strongly that all students can achieve and I feel blessed to join a community that shares the same belief.”

Melynda earned her bachelors degree in history from Metro State University and her masters and principal license through Colorado State University, Global.

She will assume her new role on July 1, 2023.