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Superintendent Search:

The final round of Interviews was held on March 3rd and the Board approved Kerry Juntunen as Proctor's superintendent pending a successful background check and successful negotiations.  The new superintendent will begin their duties on July 1, 2022. 


The Minnesota School Board Association helped the School Board with their recent superintendent search.  The final Semi-finalists were:

  • Melinda Crowley – Superintendent, Red Lake, MN 

  • Kerry Juntunen – former Superintendent, Hermantown, MN

  • Donita Stepan – Superintendent, Thief River Falls, MN 

5 finalists to interview for Proctor School District superintendent position

Proctor, MN.  The Proctor School Board has 5 finalists who will interview for the school district’s superintendent vacancy. The finalists were selected from a pool of 18 applicants based on criteria established by the school board. The finalists are:

 David Aslyn – District Administrator, Spooner, WI

Jeff Carey – former Superintendent, Eveleth/Gilbert, MN

Melinda Crowley – Superintendent, Red Lake, MN 

Kerry Juntunen – former Superintendent, Hermantown, MN

Donita Stepan – Superintendent, Thief River Falls, MN 


The Minnesota School Boards Association is conducting the Proctor Public Schools, Superintendent Search.  We are providing additional and updated information and resources related to our search.