GERING, Neb. Gering High School Principal Eldon Hubbard announces his retirement after being an educator for 40 years.
Hubbard began his career in Clarkson, Nebraska where he served as a Science Teacher. This experience promoted him up through Milford, Nebraska before making his way to Gering Junior High. Hubbard took his first administrative position within the Banner County Schools and Scottsbluff Public Schools before being named Principal of Gering High School.
“Mr. Hubbard’s leadership and experience, both inside the district and outside the district, has moved our students and district forward,” said GPS Superintendent Bob Hastings. “Eldon has been a lifelong champion of all students and has impacted learning, our communication with our families, and our relationships with teachers and staff. Gering has benefited greatly from Eldon’s leadership and his experience and steady hand will be missed in our district. Our entire Gering Public Schools family wishes Mr. Hubbard only the best and I am confident the community will continue to benefit from his valued leadership.”
Gering High School Director of Student Services Barb Ehrhart also announces her retirement.
Ehrhart began her teaching career as a Special Education Teacher with ESU 13. Following her time with ESU 13, Ehrhart taught at Gering Public Schools and Mitchell Public Schools. After completing her Education Specialist Degree in School Psychology, Ehrhart then made her way to Gering Public Schools as a school Psychologist and through time, became Director of Student Services for Gering High School.
“Ms. Ehrhart has been a valuable and determined leader with Gering Public Schools as a special education teacher, school psychologist, and Director of Student Services,” said GPS Superintendent Bob Hastings. “Her deep understanding of the complexity of special education and knowledge of policy issues has been extremely instrumental for our district. Her contributions have been many and I thank her for everything she has done and continues to do to advance the priorities of our mission.”
Ehrhart’s and Hubbard’s retirement is effective June 30th, 2019.