Mark CappelMark Cappel has been named Interim Superintendent of Alton Community School District 11.  Superintendent Dr. Ken Spells will be leaving at the end of the month to take a job in South Bend, Indiana.  Cappel will move into Spells' old office July 1.

Cappel retired from the Alton School District a year ago after spending 6 years as the Director of Human Resources.  He tells The Big Z he would be interested in Dr. Ken Spells / Ed Graytaking the job permanently.

Under state rules, Cappel can only serve 100 days as Interim Superintendent.  The plan, he says, is to work in the office a couple of days a week. He tells The Big Z he has a good team to work with.



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Cappel is a 29-year veteran educator, having spent most of his time in the Alton School District.  He retired last June and worked over the past year at the Regional Office of Education. 

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