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Steven Unowsky

Richfield Public Schools, MN

Steven Unowsky has been the Superintendent of Richfield Public Schools since July 2014.During the past three years Richfield has seen consistent growth in standardized test scoresalong with large jumps in graduation rates. Richfield Public Schools has launched a free healthcenter, positively transformed the high school, implemented comprehensive pre-school andcommunity programming and received over $3 million in new grant funding to support studentsand familiesPrior to his position at Richfield, Unowsky was an assistant superintendent with St. Paul PublicSchools. Before that, he was the Director of Leadership Development and Academic Support aswell as an elementary and middle school principal in the district.He has also served as an assistant principal in Saudi Arabia and as an assistant principal andteacher at Annunciation School in Minneapolis.Unowsky is currently enrolled in an Educational Doctorate program at St. Mary’s University; hascompleted administrative licensure programs at St. Mary’s as well as at Minnesota StateUniversity, Mankato; and holds master’s and bachelor’s degrees (counseling psychology andchild psychology) from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.He is married and has a child attending Anthony Middle School in South Minneapolis.