College Community Schools is pleased to announce the appointment of Kent Noska as Assistant Activities Director pending School Board approval. 

Kent will work alongside newly appointed Activities Director Andrew Davis to oversee the district’s vibrant activities program, which includes athletics, fine arts, and clubs. The full-time position that supports all 7-12 district activities will begin on July 1.

Noska, a native of Coggon, is currently a Social Studies teacher at Prairie High School. He brings 19 years of experience working with students in the classroom and in extracurricular activities. As an educator Kent has served in a variety of leadership roles including department chair, Cadre member, PLC Facilitator, and served as President of the College Community Education Association. In addition to his responsibilities in the classroom, Noska has played key roles in Prairie activities at all levels; youth, junior high, and high school, most notably serving 19 years on the high school wrestling staff and assisting the activities department in the implementation of several efforts toward unified, consistent practices across activities. 

“We are excited to have Kent as part of our activities program,” said Executive Director of Secondary Education Roderick Wade. “Kent has the skills and background supporting students in activities at all levels which will be essential for athletics, fine arts and our clubs. His passion and commitment to expanding opportunities for our students aligns with our mission to provide a well-rounded educational experience for all students.”

Noska received his Bachelor of Arts and a Masters in Educational Administration from the University of Iowa.

“I am grateful for the opportunity to serve the students, families, and staff of College Community Schools in this new role as Assistant Activities Director,” said Noska.  “Prairie is such a wonderful and engaged community that pursues and supports the best opportunities for our kids, in the classroom and beyond. In that spirit, I look forward to working with all stakeholders to continue to grow and strengthen these activities as well as increase participation of kids at all levels in ways that are complementary to their education and enriching to their lives.” Kent and his wife Lani have two boys who attend Prairie, Calvin is an 8th grader at Point and Miles is a 5th grader at Creek.