Superintendent Bio:

Family Information:

My wife, Cheryl, and I are the parents of three adult daughters.  I married Cheryl as my high school sweetheart, and we celebrated our 30th year of marriage in Dec. 2013.  Our daughters (Chanda, Melanie, and Amanda) are all married to wonderful men.  Cheryl and I are so excited anytime that we get to spend time with any of our three grandchildren.

Home Town:             Attica Kansas

Current Position:

I became superintendent of Republic County Schools July 1, 2013.  

Previous Positions:

Years Exp:     27 years (10-teacher 14 principal 3 Superintendent)

Pratt, KS;  Fowler, KS; Sedgwick, KS; Belle Plaine, KS; Belleville, KS

Educational History:

Superintendent Bio:

Name:             Michael W. Couch

Title:              Superintendent

Building:       USD 109 District Office

Years Exp:     27 years (10-teacher 14 principal 3 Superintendent)

                        Pratt, KS;  Fowler, KS; Sedgwick, KS; Belle Plaine, KS; Belleville, KS

Personal Information:

Hobbies/Relaxing:

Motorcycle riding, woodworking, and spending time in the mountains

Favorite Quote:

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement.  Nothing can be done without hope and confidence….Helen Keller