Director of Administrative Services

  • Chad Carlson serves as the Director of Administrative Services where he leads the Bondurant-Farrar Community School District in directing human resources for staff, supervision of the Transportation and the Buildings and Grounds departments, supporting building principals through evaluation and professional development, and assisting the Superintendent of Schools in planning for new and improved facilities. The Director of Administrative Services reports directly to the Superintendent.

    Chad Carlson was appointed to this position, starting in July of 2016 as part of a newly configured position in the Central Office.  Prior to holding this position, Mr. Carlson served as the district’s middle school principal for seven years and was the assistant principal at Anderson Elementary for six years prior to that. Mr. Carlson came to Bondurant-Farrar in 1998 as a secondary social studies teacher and was the varsity boys basketball coach for eleven seasons.  Mr. Carlson spent the first two years of his teaching career at Northeast Hamilton CSD in 1992 before spending four school years at Allison-Bristow CSD.

    Mr. Carlson received his Bachelor’s of Science in Education from Northwest Missouri State in 1992. He earned his Master of Science in Education from Drake University in 2003.

    Mr. Carlson is a member of the School Administrators of Iowa as well as American Association of School Personnel Administrators. Mr. Carlson enjoys attending his children’s activities and supports numerous athletic and fine arts activities at BFCSD. In his spare time, Mr. Carlson enjoys the trout streams of Northeast Iowa as well as an annual fishing trip to Canada.


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    Mr. Chad Carlson

    Director of Administrative Services


    Bondurant-Farrar CSD

    300 Garfield Street SW

    Bondurant, IA 50035


    p. 515-967-7819