Ken Krumwiede

Iowa House District 92

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33 Madison Cir
Davenport, IA 52806

 


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Award-winning educator Ken Krumwiede is running for State Representative in House District 92, which includes parts of northwest Davenport, Eldridge, Blue Grass, Long Grove, New Liberty, Maysville, and Buffalo Township.

Krumwiede began his career teaching special education, but over the course of more than four decades ended up serving as a Principal in both elementary and special education schools. During that time, he was frequentlyrecognized for his leadership and success as an educator, winning awards including: Mississippi Bend AEA Principal of The Year, School Administrators of Iowa Elementary Principal of the Year, Milken Foundation NationalEducator Award, and the Blue Ribbon School Principal and National Distinguished Principal awards from the U.S. Department of Education.

Krumwiede was raised on a family farm until his father was seriously injured in a farm accident. Ken and his family grew up without the resources many take for granted.

Determined to become the first in his family to graduate from college, Ken took part time jobs beginning in high school to pay his own way through Iowa Lakes Community College and the University of Northern Iowa. Aveteran, Ken served as a Chaplin’s Assistant in the U.S. Army from 1968-1970, working with soldiers returning from Vietnam.

Since retiring from the school system, Ken has served as a consultant with the Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency. He served for a decade on the Davenport School Board, including three years as Vice President.

Iowa House District 92

Dixon, New Liberty, Walcott, Durant, Maysville, Blue Grass, Davenport, Eldridge, Long Grove, Donahue