Steve Dibb is the Director of the School Support Division, responsible for the administration of the federal School Improvement Grant (SIG), the Quality Compensation (Q Comp) Program, professional development services to enhance teacher effectiveness, providing school improvement support services to identified In Need of Improvement schools under No Child Left Behind (NCLB), and the TAP System for teacher and student advancement.
Before joining the department, Mr. Dibb worked in several Minnesota school districts as a science teacher, building administrator, and district level administrator in the area of curriculum and instruction.
He received his B.A. Degree in biology from Concordia College, Moorhead, his Master's degree from Mankato State University, and his principal and superintendent licensures from St. Mary's University.
Gifted and Talented Education Symposium – June 9-12
Registration is now open for the sixth annual Hormel Foundation Gifted and Talented Education Symposium—a collaboration between the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE), the Hormel Foundation and Austin School District. Daily sessions address best practices on the assessment of students for services, program models, social and emotional needs, instructional strategies, under-represented populations, under-achievement, integration of STEM and technology as well as specific content in the areas of science, mathematics, language arts and social studies.