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UW-Madison alum Schuler named 2018 National Superintendent of the Year

February 21, 2018

UW-Madison alumnus David Schuler was named the 2018 National Superintendent of the Year by AASA, the School Superintendents Association. 

David Schuler
UW-Madison alumnus David Schuler was named
the 2018 National Superintendent of the Year.
(Photo courtesy of James Minichello, AASA)
Schuler received a master’s degree in 1998 and a Ph.D. in 2004, both from the School of Education’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis.

Schuler was chosen from a group of four finalists, and the AASA "applauded Schuler's efforts to create a career pathways program that has helped students earn college credit and land internships, career-specific learning experiences, and industry certifications," reported Education Week. 

Schuler was first a social studies teacher in Wisconsin, then served as a superintendent in two different Wisconsin districts, Marshall and Stevens Points. In 2005, Schuler became the superintendent of Township High School District 214 in Illinois. 

To learn more, read the full Education Week blog post: "Illinois Educator Chosen as 2018 National Superintendent of the Year."