I am a father, husband, and teacher and am in my twelfth year as Superintendent in Elmbrook where my classroom is nearly 8,000 students. Prior to this role, I served five years as Assistant Superintendent in neighboring school districts where my classroom was about 6,000 students. I served as high school principal for six years where my classroom was 1,600 students and I was awarded the HS Principal of the Year for the State of Wisconsin and National Finalist for Principal of the Year. I began my career as a high school history teacher where my classroom was 30 students. My wife and I have been married for 30 years and our two sons have successfully launched their adulthood.
Past AASA Wisconsin Superintendent of the Year Winners:
2023 Wisconsin Superintendent of the Year: Dr. Daniel Olson
2022 Wisconsin Superintendent of the Year: Mary Pfeiffer
2021 Wisconsin Superintendent of the Year: Mark Gruen
About the Award:
The Superintendent of the Year program, sponsored by First Student and AASA, pays tribute to the talent and vision of the men and women who lead the nation’s public schools.
State-level winners are selected on the following criteria:
- Leadership for Learning
- Community Involvement