Dr. John Thein is currently serving as the interim superintendent of Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS). In July, he replaced Valeria S. Silva -- who served as superintendent for the last seven years of her 30-year career in the district.
The Board of Education is conducting a nationwide search for a new leader.
The Saint Paul Public Schools Board of Education is happy to announce that it has reached a verbal agreement with Dr. Joseph Gothard to become the next superintendent.
During a special Board of Education meeting on April 11, the Board selected Dr. Joe Gothard as their preferred candidate for superintendent of Saint Paul Public Schools.
The Board of Education (BOE) for Saint Paul Public Schools (SPPS) was notified this afternoon by the search firm that Orlando Ramos, one of the finalists for the superintendent’s role, has decided to withdraw his name.