On Monday, Jan. 27, the Redwood Area School Board unanimously approved the hiring of Becky Cselovszki as the next Superintendent of the Redwood Area School District. She is scheduled to begin her duties as Superintendent of Schools July 1. Cselovszki will replace current Superintendent Rick Ellingworth, who will retire from the School District on June 30.

Cselovszki is currently the Superintendent of Schools in the St. James Public School District. She earned a Bachelors Degree in French and Education from South Dakota State University in the spring of 1993. In the Fall of 1997, she earned a M.S. Degree and a Sixth Year Degree in Educational Administration from St. Cloud State University and gained Superintendent licensure from Minnesota State University-Mankato in 2000.

Cselovszki’s administrative career has been primarily served in southwest Minnesota. She was the K-12 Principal at Butterfield-Odin Schools in Butterfield, from 1998-2000,  and Superintendent of the Heron Lake Okabena Schools from 2000 to 2010. She moved to the Superintendent position in St. James in 2010 where she currently serves.

Cselovszki and her husband John, currently live in the Sleepy Eye area where John serves as the Superintendent of Sleepy Eye Public Schools.  The couple have three adult children.