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Rob Sauer (ID '05)


Homedale School District
Homedale, ID

At the time of the Award, Rob Sauer was:

Wendell Middle School
Wendell, ID

Biographical Information

Rob Sauer is currently the superintendent of the Homedale School District. Prior to his current position, Rob was a deputy superintendent for the Idaho Department of Education's Division of Great Teachers and Leaders. Previously, he was principal of Wendell Middle School in Wendell, where his contributions included setting goals, revising the curriculum, raising standards, writing new policies and implementing a reading intervention program. Not only did morale improve at Wendell, but significant improvements were made in writing and math test scores. As a principal, Sauer also taught classes, took on lunch duty and frequently visited classrooms. Each month, he hosted a "Kids Character Council," an open forum for all students to discuss the school's successes and challenges. His colleagues agree that Mr. Sauer is a true role model for staff and students and has the ability to motivate people to do their best. They add that by treating everyone respectfully, he makes people feel valued. "Our vision for our students' future must be bigger than the vision that the child has for him or herself," said Sauer.

Related Connections

Milestone: Rob Sauer (ID '05) Named Idaho Superintendent of the Year

Rob Sauer In The News

Rob Sauer -- ISSA 2021 Superintendent of the Year
Idaho Association of School Administrators  |  Oct 20, 2020  |  Boise, ID