Superintendent, Rochester Public Schools, MN
An advocate for providing high quality education for all children, Mr. Michael Muñoz began his tenure as Superintendent of Rochester Public Schools in July 2011. Mr. Muñoz worked collaboratively with staff, students, and the community to develop a strategic plan with a mission is to inspire, challenge, and empower all students with the knowledge and skills required to reach their full potential, to contribute to future generations, and to become involved members of a global community. Board members and stakeholders describe Mr. Muñoz as having extensive knowledge of all academic programs and services, as an advocate for high achievement for all, an excellent communicator, and a visionary leader. He engages the community, is collaborative in his work, and is highly respected by his staff as a productive and positive leader.