Mr. Jason Calahan, Elementary Principal
Jason Calahan was raised in Morrill, Nebraska where he attended Morrill Public Schools. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Education from the University of Nebraska at Kearney and a Master of Science in Educational Management from the University of Houston.
Mr. Calahan's teaching career began at Alief Taylor High School in Houston, TX where he served four years as a 9th grade geography teacher and football coach. Following the stint at Tayor, Calahan spent three years as an Advanced Placement Human Geography Teacher and football and basketball coach at Lamar Consolidated High School in Rosenberg, TX.
In 2010, Calahan returned to Nebraska and served two years as assistant high school principal and activities director at Hershey Public Schools before being named elementary principal in 2012.
Mr. Calahan received the Nebraska Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) Region V Distinguished Principal of the Year award in 2015-16. He was elected President Elect of NAESP in 2016-17 and serves on the Executive Board of the Nebraska Council of School Administrators (NCSA).
Mr. Calahan's wife, Julie, is the Director of Volunteer Services at Great Plains Health in North Platte. The couple has two sons, Caden and Conner.