A long time resident of Rochelle, Prusator will be returning to the area for personal reasons. He begins his position July 1, 2005.
Before serving as the Oregon superintendent this past year, he was the principal at Rochelle Township High School for nine years. He also served as dean of students for three years and taught English for two years at the high school before becoming principal.
The Rochelle Elementary opening occurred after the passing of Superintendent James Doolin in May of 2004. The retired Dixon Superintendent Robert Aubrey has been serving as an interim superintendent for the 2004-05 school year.
The Oregon School Board has begun the search for a new superintendent for the 2005-06 school year.