Central Lee Community School District Honored One of Iowa’s Top Workplaces

The Des Moines Register has named the Central Lee Community School District as one of its 2023 Iowa Top Workplaces.

Central Lee has earned the Top Workplace award four times in the past five years and is one of only a handful of school districts being recognized across the state.

“We are immensely proud and deeply grateful for the recognition of Central Lee as an Iowa Top Workplace for 2023,” said Mark Hulsebus, Board of Education President. “This honor reflects the unwavering dedication and commitment of our educators, staff, and community, who together create an environment where excellence thrives. We will continue to prioritize our students’ wellbeing and academic success as we move forward with even greater enthusiasm and determination.”

Central Lee School District is known for offering a diverse range of academic and co-curricular opportunities to its students. Nearly 400 students enroll in the district through open enrollment each year, cementing it’s status as a great district.

Additionally, over half of Central Lee staff members are alumni, highlighting the deep connection that former students maintain with the district and community long after they graduate. Central Lee is also celebrated for its exceptional career and technical education programming at the high school level.

“This distinction is a testament to our exceptional culture at Central Lee, which would not be possible without our dedicated staff and students,” said Dr. Andy Crozier, Superintendent. “Our success is rooted in the unity of purpose among our staff, their unwavering commitment to executing our mission, and the strong connections we foster within our school community. It reaffirms our dedication to providing a nurturing environment where students can flourish academically and personally.”