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.
Meet the 2015 Science Mathematics Principal
John Garcia, principal of Cedar Park Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) School in Apple Valley, has been named the 2015 Science and Mathematics Elementary and Middle Level Principal of the Year. Created through a partnership between the Science Museum of Minnesota and the Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association (MESPA), the award recognizes the importance of fostering lifelong science literacy and the key role principals play in developing a culture that encourages student interest in math and science.