Dr. Brian Gander in the Press

Free Meals Continue in Reedsport Schools

Steve Lindsley – The Umpqua Post, Sept. 16, 2015

REEDSPORT — The Reedsport School District again is able to provide free meals to every student for the 2015-2016 school year, a program that began last year. …

A Change of Culture for New Superintendent

Steve Lindsley – The Umpqua Post, March 15, 2015

REEDSPORT – Gander responded to an email interview with The Umpqua Post from Jinan, Shandong, People’s Republic of China. “There were a couple of reasons I applied (in Reedsport),” Gander said. “The first is the size of the district. I like the idea of working in a coastal community with two schools. Secondly, I came to understand that the area was poised for growth potential, so that is intriguing to me as well.”

New Superintendent Arrives this summer

Steve Lindsley – The Umpqua Post, March 29, 2015

REEDSPORT – Reedsport’s incoming school superintendent, Brian Gander, will bring his wife, Sarah, to his new position on the Oregon coast this summer — a move they’re making from China. Gander is currently the associate director of Jinan Foreign Language School International Center, a position he’s held since 2013.

Highlights of the Recent Santiam Canyon School Board Meeting

The Canyon Weekly, Aug. 8, 2012

MILL CITY – New superintendent Dr. Brian Gander…

Jewell Community Comes Together for Haiti Relief

The Daily Astorian, Feb. 19, 2010

JEWELL — Superintendent Gander entered the auditorium and hopped up on stage, his hat turned backwards and a large bird’s beak strung around his head. With the Jewell Blue Jay mascot not far behind, Gander turned to him and the two danced their feathers off while the student body sang the “Chicken Dance.”

‘Where do you want go?’ new Jewell superintendent Brian Gander asks

Deeda Schroeder, July 7, 2009

JEWELL – The new Jewell School District superintendent, Brian Gander, got to work at his new job on Monday.
Gander said he’s easing himself into the role, and is looking forward to meeting students, parents, board members and staff throughout the summer. “Having a district this size lets me work closely with the staff and the student body. For me it is critical to know all the kids, teachers and classified staff well,” Gander said…

GOOD FOR THE GANDER: Education is Elementary for Brian Gander, Lynhaven’s New Principal

Public Citizen, Notebook, Sarah Gaffney, Nov. 17, 1999

CAMPBELL – “So, were you ever sent to the principal’s office as a kid?” I pose this question to Brian Gander, the new principal at Lynhaven School, one of Campbell Unified’s elementary schools…