About Our Administrator…
Dr. Kraig J. Lofquist is in his eighth year as the Chief Administrator of Educational Service Unit 9. Additionally, he is a leader within several statewide educational organizations and is also a member of several statewide committees. He is currently the President of Nebraska’s Educational Service Unit Coordinating Council (ESUCC) and a member of the Nebraska Rural Community Schools Association’s (NRCSA). Additionally, he is a member of Nebraska’s Committee of Practitioners that works to ensure compliance with federal programs. He is also the Secretary/Treasurer for Nebraska Schoolmasters and is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Nebraska-Kearney.
Dr. Lofquist received his Bachelor of Science degree from Northern State University, Master of Science in Education from University of Nebraska at Kearney, Master of Arts in Education from University of Nebraska at Kearney, Education Specialist from Wayne State College, and Doctorate of Educational Leadership at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Dr. Lofquist has experience as a Speech/Language Pathologist, Director of Special Education and Director of Pupil Services.
Dr. Lofquist is an avid endurance athlete having completed numerous marathons and Ironman competitions. He is married and has three daughters.