Richard LArson

Dear Central Public Schools Families,

Central Public Schools is pleased to announce that Richard Larson has accepted the position of Secondary Principal for the district.  Mr. Larson was the clear choice out of the 24 applicants for the position.

Mr. Larson currently serves as the Associate Principal of Central Middle School in Eden Prairie, MN.  He oversees the operations of a school of nearly 2000 students and his skills align to the needs at Central High School and Central Middle School.  Mr. Larson is a strong instructional leader and values relationships with students, staff, and parents.  Prior to his five years as the associate principal in Eden Prairie, Larson was a Dean of Students, a middle school science teacher and a tennis coach all with Bloomington Public Schools.

"I feel like this job at Central is the perfect fit for me," says Larson.  He continues, "Central Public Schools has many good things happening right now and it is exciting to be a part of what is about to happen here!"

Larson's contract is expected to be approved at the May 23 board meeting and he will begin his duties on July 1, 2022.