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Dr. Todd Schuetz Joins North Kansas City Schools

Dr. Todd SchuetzWe are pleased to announce Dr. Todd Schuetz will serve as North Kansas City Schools’ new assistant superintendent for human resources, pending Board approval at their April 26 meeting. Dr. Schuetz follows Dr. Jenni Gaddie, who recently announced her retirement.

Dr. Schuetz has worked in education for the last 28 years and is currently the superintendent of the Smithville School District. He began his career teaching science in Springfield and Nixa, Missouri. He went on to work in various administration roles that included elementary principal in Ozark and Nixa before serving as assistant superintendent of personnel and school improvement in the Lebanon School District. He later became the assistant superintendent of academic services in Smithville before taking on the superintendency. He has been Smithville School District’s superintendent for the last nine years.

Dr. Schuetz is known for his exceptional people skills, adept at meeting the needs of others by forging strong relationships and valuing collaboration. He has a true passion for work that involves human capital and is ready to draw from his knowledge and experience in returning to such a role. 

Dr. Schuetz earned his doctoral degree from the University of Saint Louis and his specialist’s, master's and bachelor’s degrees from Missouri State University. He and his wife, Laura, have four children.