Erik Olson is assistant superintendent of the Sun Prairie Area School District in Wisconsin, where he previously served as director of assessment. He has experience as a principal, teacher, and a professor of graduates and undergraduates in New Zealand and Taiwan as well as the United States. Erik’s areas of focus in education include coaching, strategic planning, data analysis, reform, process improvement, and curriculum design. As a principal at Muskego-Norway Schools, he contributed to the effort that resulted in MNS becoming only the second public school district to receive the Forward Wisconsin Award (State Level Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award). At MNS, he served on many committees including Supervision and Evaluation and K-12 Literacy Program Review. He is the author of “Mississippi River Chautauqua … Past, Present, and Future” and “The Wolf Pack: Power Shared, Power Earned – Building a Middle School Nation.” Erik earned an M.S. in reading and a B.S. in education from the University of Wisconsin at La Crosse. He holds Educational Leadership Certification and is anticipating Superintendent Certification in 2015, both from Viterbo University.