<b>[Video]</b> What’s It Mean to Be Recognized by Peers as the Nation’s Top Superintendent? Curtis Cain of Wentzville, Mo., Shares Thoughts in a Backstage Interview (2:53)

Curtis Cain of Wentzville, Mo., talks about the message of hope that he has in mind for his superintendent colleagues across the country, minutes after he was named the 2022 National Superintendent of the Year in a ceremony Feb. 17 at the AASA national conference in Nashville, Tenn. (Video filmed by Lifetouch and produced by […]

Odds and Ends about Curtis Cain, 2022 National Superintendent of the Year Honoree

His Greatest Influence Curtis Cain, who is 48, considers mentorship the most profound impact on his 26 years in education. As he puts it: “We speak to the importance of significant relationships for students and, in numerous ways, this is true for professionals as well. From being a student to my teaching to engaging in […]

<b>[Video]</b> Meet the AASA 2022 Finalists for National Superintendent of the Year (2:32)

The finalists for the 2022 National Superintendent of the Year discuss what this recognition means to them as well as their school communities in interviews conducted prior to the AASA national conference in Nashville. The finalists are: Curtis Cain, Wentzville School District, Wentzville, Mo.; Quincy Natay, Chinle Unified School District 24, Chinle, Ariz.; Kamela Patton, […]