(December 6, 2016) St. Louis, MO… The EducationPlus® Board of Directors is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Paul Ziegler, Superintendent of Northwest R-1 School District, as the new Executive Director of EducationPlus. Dr. Ziegler replaces Dr. Matt Goodman who was serving as Interim Executive Director. Dr. Ziegler will begin his tenure as Executive Director on July 1, 2017.

“I’m honored by the selection to serve as Executive Director of EdcuationPlus” said Dr. Paul Ziegler. “I look forward to serving as the organization’s leader as we work to enhance educational opportunities for students in the area and statewide. EducationPlus is a strong advocate for the needs of the children in our local school districts.”

Dr. Ziegler has more than 20 years of experience serving students in area public schools. His school  administrative experience has been primarily in the Northwest R-1 School District and Dr. Ziegler was an assistant school principal and teacher in the Francis Howell School District. He also holds a law degree from St. Louis University and worked for two years as a legal counselor at Tueth, Keeney, Cooper, Mohan & Jackstadt P.C.

EducationPlus is a non-profit educational service agency that brings school districts together to share resources, information and services in educational technology, cooperative purchasing, staff development and more. EducationPlus serves as a proactive voice for education and is a voluntary, membership-driven organization with 61 member school districts in the St. Louis metropolitan area.