Finalist chosen for the Red Lodge Superintendent Position

The Red Lodge Board of Trustees spent a considerable amount of time reviewing and discussing the applicants for the Superintendent position in Red Lodge. The Trustees selected three finalists: Elliott Crump, Superintendent in Roberts, Montana; Dennis Gerke, Superintendent in Centerville, Montana; and Robert Osborne, Superintendent in Broadview, Montana.

Elliott Crump – currently serves as Superintendent in the Roberts School District. He formerly served as the Assistant Principal and Director of Instruction for the High School of Medical Science in the Bronx, NY. He was a Teacher at the High School for Medical Science and with the State Language School Zlin, in the Czech Republic. He earned his Bachelors degree from Carroll College. His Masters in Education is from Lehman College and he holds a Masters in Education Administration from the College of St. Rose in Albany, NY. His Certificate in Education Administration was earned from Rocky Mountain College.

Dennis Gerke - currently serves as the Superintendent/Principal at Centerville Schools. He served three years as the Assistant Superintendent for the Lower Yukon School District in Alaska. From 2000-2005 he served as the Superintendent/Principal and Athletic Director at Geyser Schools, Geyser, Montana. Dennis received his Bachelors degree from Rocky Mountain College, his MA from MSU-Northern in 2000 and his Administrative Certification for Educational Leadership from MSU-Bozeman in 2001.

Robert Osborne – currently serves as the Superintendent in the Broadview School District. He formerly worked as a teacher in the Lockwood School District. Robert received his Bachelors degree from Eastern Montana College, his Masters in School Administration from Grand Canyon University, and is currently working on his Superintendent Endorsement from Rocky Mountain College.

Interviews will take place on Monday, March 10, 2014. A meet and greet with the community, staff and parents will take place from 5:00 – 6:15 p.m. at the Red Lodge High School Commons Area. Interviews will take place from 6:30 – 10:00 p.m. in the Family/Consumer Science Room at Red Lodge High School.

Kerri Langoni
Field Services Specialist
Montana School Boards Association
863 Great Northern Blvd., Suite 301
Office phone:  (406) 442-2180
Cell phone (406) 202-2219



Red Lodge Superintendent Interview Schedule


March 10, 2014 – Monday 


Tours of the District with Superintendent Mark Brajcich.  Each candidate will begin their tour at the Middle School (413 S. Oakes).


12:00 – 1:30: Elliott Crump


1:30 – 3:00: Robert Osborne


3:00-4:30: Dennis Gerke


5:00 - 6:15: ALL CANDIDATES - Meet and Greet with Staff, Parents, Students and the Community, Red Lodge High School Commons Area



INTERVIEWS, Red Lodge High School, Family/Consumer Science Room


6:30 – 7:30: Robert Osborne


7:45-8:45: Elliott Crump


9:00 – 10:00: Dennis Gerke


Possible Board Deliberation following last interview



March 11, 2014 - Tuesday


6:00 p.m.: Board Deliberation (Action)

Upcoming Events

  • Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 7:00pm
    Meets every Thursday, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation, 122 S. Hauser. It is open to all. 425- 1755.
  • Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 7:00pm
    Clarks Fork Group meets at St. Joseph’s Catholic Hall, north end of Montana Avenue, Thursday at 7 p.m.
  • Friday, December 15, 2017 - 7:00pm
    Rock Creek Group meets Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8 a.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays at 7 p.m. at Calvary Church, 9 N Villard, Red Lodge.
  • Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 8:00am
    Rock Creek Group meets Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8 a.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays at 7 p.m. at Calvary Church, 9 N Villard, Red Lodge.
  • Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 10:00am
    An Overeaters Anonymous group will meet every Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Grace Fellowship Church, Absarokee.
  • Monday, December 18, 2017 - 7:00pm
    Joliet Group meets at the Community Center Monday at 7 p.m.