Jan 30, 2023
Dr. John Schwartz
Millard Public Schools District Superintendent

Dr. John Schwartz stepped into the role of superintendent at the start of the 2022-23 school year after being unanimously selected by the Millard Board of Education. Previously Dr. Schwartz served as the superintendent of the Norris School District since July 2019. Prior to this role, he has served as an assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, a high school principal, assistant principal, director of secondary education, and a social studies teacher for the Papillion La Vista, Bellevue, and Seward School Districts. In addition to his work with PK-12 public schools, Dr. Schwartz is an adjunct graduate instructor for Doane University.

Additionally Dr. Schwartz serves as President for Schools Taking Action for Nebraska Children’s Education (STANCE) and Vice President for Greater Nebraska Schools Association (GNSA). He is also a member of Greater Nebraska Superintendents (GNS), Nebraska Council of School Administrators (NCSA), and is the legislative liaison for the  Nebraska Association for Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment (NACIA).

Dr. Schwartz was named the Nebraska School Counseling Administrator of the Year in 2014 and the Doane University Alumni Educator of the Year in 2015. He is involved in a wide array of committees, associations, and service organizations.

A Nebraska native, Dr. Schwartz holds a bachelor’s, two master’s, education specialist, and a doctoral degree from Doane University. He is a graduate of Waverly High School. Dr. Schwartz and his wife, Laura, have two children who are enrolled in the district and enjoying their experiences in Millard’s schools.