• School Improvement

    The SPPS School Improvement, Vertical and District Improvement Teams collaborate, advocate, coach, consult, facilitate and lead changes in school and district beliefs and systems to eliminate achievement gaps and ensure the success of ALL students.

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  • SPPS School Improvement 
    Partnering to Empower and Achieve!


    • Professional, ALL Student Centered Collaboration
    • Transparent, Active Communication and Feedback Cycles between All Stakeholders
    • Families Systematically Engaging with Voice
    • Social Emotional Supports for ALL students


    • Dynamic and Distributed Leadership
    • Standards Based and Coordinated Instruction and Assessment
    • Evidence Based Instructional Frameworks and Practices
    • Data and Equity Driven Teacher Learning Teams


    • Have Voice and Choice
    • Are Challenged and Supported
    • Set and Achieve Their Goals

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School Improvement Team

 Paul Holm

Phone: 651-744-1334


Degrees and Certifications:

M.S. Educational Leadership, K-12 Principal Licensure

Paul Holm

Paul Holm, Supervisor

Paul has been with Saint Paul Public Schools for 18 years. He began his career as an ELL teacher at Dayton’s Bluff Elementary School. Since then he has worked as a literacy coach, a district MTSS coach, Program Manager for School Improvement, and most recently as Supervisor for Turnaround Schools and School Improvement.
Paul works closely with staff and departments across the district to support data-based decision making, the adoption of problem solving processes, leadership team development, and School Improvement efforts for designated Priority and Focus schools.

“Things get done only if the data we gather can inform and inspire those in a position to make a difference.” – Mike Schmoker

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