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Dr. Barton Goering, Ph.D.
Superintendent of Schools
Spring Hill School District

Dr. Barton Goering is the Superintendent of Schools for Spring Hill School District U.S.D. 230 with a student population of nearly 3,000 students and 350 certified and classified personnel. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Education and Master of Science degree in Education from the University of Kansas.  In January 1991, he earned a Doctor of Philosophy in Education at Kansas State University. Prior to his position with the Spring Hill Schools, Dr. Goering was superintendent of Schools at Pretty Prairie USD 311, Principal at Moundridge Elementary and Middle School, and special education consultant and Assistant Building Administrator at Topeka Education Center.

Honors & Recognitions:

  • Elected to the American Association of School Administrators Executive Committee
  • Led the school district to successful bond issues in 1993, 2001, 2003 and 2011
  • Established an online public high school for use by Kansas students in 2008
  • Leadership Through Communication Award 2013
  • Winner of the Kansas School Public Relations Association Communications Sweepstakes Award, multiple years
  • Nominated three times for Kansas Superintendent of the Year
  • Selected for the Superintendent Leadership Institute
  • Member of the Leadership Class of 2012
  • Published multiple educational articles and presented at many regional and national education conferences

Professional & Community Organizations:

  • American Association of School Administrators
  • Kansas Association of School Administrators
  • United School Administrators of Kansas
  • Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • Mid-America Association of School Superintendents
  • Kansas State Board of Education Virtual School Advisory Council
  • Johnson County Public Policy Council
  • Spring Hill, Olathe and Kansas City Metro Chambers of Commerce
  • Miami County Intergovernmental Committee
  • 2012 Class of Leadership Kansas

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