Dr. Franklin R. Freeland (B.A., M.A., Ed. D.) has been selected to serve as the Interim Superintendent for Rehoboth Christian School, starting officially on August 1, 2015.
Dr. Freeland comes to Rehoboth with over 35 years of management and leadership experience in the fields of health and education within state, tribal and federal entities; including Indian Health Services, the Navajo Division of Education, and the Navajo Nation Head Start Program, amongst others. Dr. Freeland acquired his Master’s and Doctor of Education in Management & Development; and Counseling from New Mexico State University, and received his Bachelor of Arts in History & Biology from New Mexico Highlands University. He is a graduate of Fort Wingate High School. Dr. Freeland also served in the Vietnam War (1965-1969), and as a Navy Hospital Corpsman.
As an advocate of quality Christian education, Dr. Freeland served as President of Rehoboth’s school board for 4 years in the mid 1990’s. He and his wife, Janice, who have been married for 47 years, have 3 children who attended Rehoboth Christian School.
"In 1896, missionaries from the Christian Reformed Church planted the Gospel and a school that has flourished in the Four Corners region. Rehoboth Christian School, with God, will continuously measure its strength and direction in its relationships with the supporting church communities of America and Classis Red Mesa." says Dr. Freeland. The staff at Rehoboth look forward to the new leadership of Dr. Freeland as they begin another year carrying out the school’s mission and looking toward the future of the ministry.