Dr. Page began as Superintendent of Byron Public Schools on July 1, 2017. Prior to his superintendency in Byron, he worked most recently in the Richfield Public Schools at The Richfield S.T.E.M. School. In January 2017 he was named the Minnesota Science and Mathematics Elementary and Middle-Level Principal of the Year. Dr. Page also served as the President of the Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association (MESPA). MESPA is the professional association of Minnesota’s elementary and middle-level principals with over 950 principal members that serve thousands of Minnesota students from 2013-2015.
Dr. Page received his bachelor’s degree in Special Education and Elementary Education from Dakota State University, Madison, SD. He began his teaching career in the Bloomington Public Schools as a fourth-grade teacher, followed by a multi-age experience, and media director. Dr. Page continued his education while teaching in the Bloomington Public Schools earning a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Mankato State University and endorsements in library media science and school administration.
In 2003, Dr. Page moved to the Yellow Medicine East School District, where he served as principal at elementary schools in Granite Falls and Clarkfield, MN. For thirteen years, he was a principal in the Richfield Public Schools and earned a Doctorate of Education from St. Mary’s University-Twin Cities.
Throughout his career, Dr. Page has worked hard to promote positive school culture and climate that reflects a strong student-centered educational philosophy and actively includes students, staff, parents, and the community. Dr. Page cites working with people and building relationships as his greatest strength. He is married to Rachel, a licensed clinical social worker for the Rochester Public School system. They have four children ages 20, 18, 15, and 13.