The Mankato Area School Board has approved Scott Hare as director of student support services effective July 1. Hare is currently the executive director of administrative services for Shakopee Public Schools. His experiences have included teaching social studies and special education, high school principal, executive director of Goodhue County Special Education District, director of special services for Belle Plaine and Jordan public schools and director of special services for Shakopee Public Schools.
Hare has a bachelor’s degree in social studies from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and a master’s degree in special education from the University of St. Thomas. He received administrative licenses from St. Cloud State University.