WDMCS Announces Separation Agreement with Superintendent

The West Des Moines Community Schools (WDMCS) Board of Education today announced a separation of employment agreement with district superintendent, Dr. Peter Ansingh.

“On behalf of the school board, the parents, faculty and staff, I would like to thank Dr. Ansingh for his service to the students and teachers of our district,” said Mark Lagomarcino, vice president of the WDMCS Board of Education. “He carried out his responsibilities as superintendent professionally and ethically, and we appreciate his contributions to our district.”

The board approved the separation of employment agreement with Dr. Ansingh at a special session Thursday evening. The Board of Education will immediately begin developing a transition plan, including naming an interim superintendent.

Ansingh served as superintendent for two years. Prior to West Des Moines Community Schools, he was superintendent of the West Valley School District in Yakima, Wash.