Our principal, Jonathan Baumgartel, is a 1996 graduate of Concordia College in Seward, Nebraska. He completed his Master’s Degree in teacher education in 2002, and his Master's Degree in Administration in 2006. He received both of his graduate degrees from Concordia, Seward, Nebraska. Jon has had a variety of Lutheran teaching and administration experiences in Colorado, Indiana, and Iowa. He, most recently, comes to St. John’s Sauers from Trinity Lutheran School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Jon and his wife, Jill, are the parents of four children.