Charley Cass returns to Anchored in Education after completing his first year as a superintendent. He shares experiences from that first year that will forever serve as cornerstones in shaping how he approaches the superintendent position. He also discusses what servant leadership means and why it is important to him to practice it. Charley gives great advice for anyone new to the position or who is considering making the change. 

Charley Cas is in his second year as Superintendent/Principal at Bethel Grade School District #82 in Mt. Vernon, IL.  This is his 21st year in education serving as a junior high and high school principal and high school teacher and coach.  He is the 2016 Illinois Principals Association Middle School Principal of the year and the 2019 Illinois PTA Administrator of the year.  His speaking topics include poverty and social emotional learning.