CITY OF KATY (Covering Katy News) – The Katy Independent School District Board of Trustees has voted to name acting superintendent Ken Gregorski the lone finalist for the job of superintendent. There will be a waiting period of at least 21 days before a final vote will be taken on Gregorski by the board of trustees.
The school board voted 4 to 3 to name Gregorski the lone finalist for the position. It was the end of an internal search. Gregorski was interviewed by the board prior to Monday night’s meeting. Gregorski was the only applicant within Katy ISD who applied for the position.
Board President Cortney Doyle, Vice President Bill Lacy, Secretary Ashley Vann and member George Scott all voted to approve Gregorski. Board members Rebecca Fox, Dawn Champagne and Susan Gesoff voted against the motion, saying they wanted a national search.
Gregorski has 26 years of experience in public education. Having served as a teacher, associate principal, principal, assistant superintendent, and deputy superintendent in school districts of different sizes and varying needs. He is also the father of two secondary students currently enrolled in Katy ISD schools.
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“Over the past two years as deputy superintendent, Gregorski played an integral role in laying the groundwork for student learning in Katy ISD through his supervision of the School Leadership and Support Department, Human Resources and the Athletics Department,” said a statement from the school district. “As superintendent of schools, it is expected that Gregorski will maintain Katy ISD’s educational excellence and sustain its continuity of leadership while also helping the District reach the goals of its five-year strategic plan,” the statement also said.
Below is a story that provides additional information about the debate at Monday night’s meeting.