The BOLD School District has a new superintendent. John Dotson is a native of Des Moines, Iowa with over 30 years of education experience. He became one of the youngest school administrators in the State of Iowa at the age of 26 in 1983 and served as a K-12 Principal for 11 years. He spent 8 years on the job at his first superintendent position in Iowa as well. This is his first time working in Minnesota. Dotson is also an accomplished musician, and received a degree in Music Education from Drake University prior to receiving his administrative degree.