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[Video] Reflections from 2024 Winner Joe Gothard (1:47)

[Video] Reflections from 2024 Winner Joe Gothard (1:47)

In this short video, Joe Gothard, superintendent of Saint Paul (Minn.) Public Schools offers reflections after being named the 2024 National Superintendent of the Year at the AASA National Conference on Education in San Diego.

Profile of Kevin McGowan: A Considered Decision Maker in the Midst of Professional Challenges

Kevin McGowan receives NSOY coat from Curtis Cain

As superintendent of the Brighton Central School District in Rochester, N.Y., Kevin McGowan is known for his strategic thinking, his willingness to listen to opposing viewpoints, his transparency and his calm leadership.  He’s also known for his steadfast commitment to the belief he commonly shares that every single child matters: “Every child, every day, in […]

[Video] Meet the AASA 2023 Finalists for National Superintendent of the Year (3:09)

In this short video, the finalists for the 2023 National Superintendent of the Year® discuss what this distinction means for them and what it means to be a member of AASA. The finalists are: PJ Caposey, Meridian Community Unit School District 223, Stillman Valley, Ill.; Matthew Hillmann, Northfield Public Schools, ISD 659, Northfield, Minn.; Kevin […]