Mr. Ehlers joined McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C. as a consultant in 2017.
He began his career in education at Centennial Public Schools in Utica, NE where he served as a Para-Professional and Coach. He completed his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education at York College in 1996.
Mr. Ehlers spent six years as an Elementary Teacher/Coach in the communities of Bayard, Alma and Fairfield, Nebraska. He then was Principal for three years at South Central Unified School District #5.
Mr. Ehlers has since served as Superintendent for 13 years in the State of Nebraska. His experience includes successfully leading three districts as a shared superintendent at Chambers, Wheeler Central, and Spalding Public Schools. Since 2012 he has served as Superintendent of Madison Public Schools where his leadership has moved a district with a student population that is well about the state average in diversity, poverty, and mobility towards academic success. During the 2016-17 school year, Madison Elementary School was recognized as a Distinguished Title I School in the State of Nebraska.
Mr. Ehlers received a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Doane College in 2002 and an Educational Specialists Degree in Administration from the University of Nebraska at Kearney in 2006. His administrative teams have received awards from the TeamMates mentoring program and from the Nebraska Latino Leadership Commission based on efforts to support community and families.← Back to list of consultants