Heck to be Principal at Forest View Elementary School
Dr. Mark Heck has been named the principal of Forest View Elementary School, 12567 S. Canyon Drive, Olathe School District's newest elementary school, which will open in August.
is currently in his
10th year as principal of Bentwood Elementary School
Prior to that, he was principal at Piper West Elementary School in Kansas City, Kan., and he was an elementary school teacher earlier in his career.
"I am both excited and honored to have the opportunity to serve as the first principal at Forest View," Heck said.
"I look forward to the new experiences and challenges that are associated with this assignment.
However, the experience will be bittersweet as the Bentwood elementary students, staff and community hold a special place in my heart."
Heck received bachelor's degrees in 1979 and 1981 from the University of Kansas, a master's degree in elementary education from the University of Missouri-Kansas City, an educational administrative program certification from Emporia State University and a doctoral degree in educational administration from the University of Kansas.