School Board Director
Gayle Grotjan, Ed.D., had a rich and extensive career in the field of education before recently retiring from the workforce and relocating to Iowa to be closer to her grandchildren. Prior to retirement, Gayle earned teaching certifications in Texas, Missouri and South Dakota, flourishing in a variety of positions ranging from Special Education Teacher to higher education faculty and administrator to Superintendent of Upbring Head Start.
In January 2015, Gayle joined the Trinity Charter Schools board of trustees. With more than twenty years of education-related experience, her extensive knowledge and unique insights into the world of teaching make her an invaluable member of the team.
Gayle received her Bachelor of Science degree in Education from the University of Missouri-Columbia and her Doctor of Education from the University of South Dakota. In her free time, she enjoys reading, sewing, visiting with her family and trying new recipes in the kitchen.