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Dr. Desi Kirchhofer

Dr. Desi Kirchhofer is the Northwest Superintendent of Schools. Dr. Kirchhofer’s career in education began as an English teacher in the Mehlville School District. In addition to his classroom experience, Kirchhofer coached hundreds of students in football, track  and wrestling. Seeing the positive impact he had on students in the classroom and on the field is what drove him to continue his education. After obtaining his Masters of Education, Educational Specialist’s and several certifications, Kirchhofer went back and obtained his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Maryville University. 

In addition to his educational endeavors, Dr. Kirchhofer remains heavily involved in professional and community organizations. He has served as co-chair for the Missouri Association of School Administrators; Central Office Administrators (MASA/COA), National Association for School Superintendents as well as the Missouri Association for School Public Relations. He has also presented at several educational conferences here in Missouri as well as throughout the country. The focus of many of those presentations centered around leadership and learning in our schools and communities. 

Dr. Kirchhofer is married to his wife, Terri. They have two children, Tori and Desi Jr.