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Joe Gothard

Dr. Joe Gothard

Superintendent, Saint Paul Publics Schools, Minnesota

Dr. Joe Gothard has been superintendent of Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS) since July 1, 2017. He is the educational leader of the school district, which serves approximately 33,000 Pre-K-12 students and employs over 5,500 staff. SPPS is the second-largest and most diverse school district in Minnesota, with students who speak more than 125 languages and 70% who are eligible for free or reduced-price lunch. Gothard believes in the power of public education to foster relationships, build community, and inspire students to achieve beyond their highest expectations.