The Association of Wisconsin School Administrators (AWSA) has named Dr. Joe Schroeder, Muskego-Norway School Superintendent, as its new associate executive director.
In a statement from the AWSA, its executive director, Jim Lynch said, "We couldn't have found a better person to lead our professional development programming. Dr. Schroeder's successful experience as a teacher, principal, director of instruction and superintendent will serve AWSA well as the association provides professional education and training to support school leaders in this time of great change."
Schroeder became superintendent with MNSD in 2007, and had served previously as a teacher or administrator in several other districts. He was honored as the Wisconsin Superintendent of the Yearin 2011 and prior to that was the recipient of the 2010 Forward Award by the AWSA.
"I am so grateful for the many opportunities I have been offered in Muskego-Norway," Schroeder said. "Though often set amid great challenge, my work here with others has been a labor of love, which has been enriched greatly by wonderful relationships and strong results for our combined efforts."
Schroeder will continue to serve as superintendent until June 30, 2012.