Degrees and Certifications:
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). In his home school district, he served as an advisor for their strategic plan. It was because of that service and his commitment to that community that he was named one of the founding fathers of the South County Athletic Club.
Dr. Kirchhofer has been married to his wife, Terri for 23 years. They have two children. Tori and Desi Jr.