Michael Calhoun

CHESTERFELD (KMOX) – After a national search, the Parkway School District will announce a new superintendent today.

Keith Marty currently serves as chief of a district in suburban Milwaukee and is a Wisconsin native. He’ll take charge of Parkway on July 1st, with a three-year contract. His starting salary is $220,000 per year.

“Dr. Marty will be a tremendous leader for Parkway,” Board of Education President Bruce Major said in a prepared statement.  “The board is grateful to all the parents, staff and community members who helped us in this process. We took great care to select someone who will be the right fit for Parkway and we are extremely pleased to announce Keith as our next superintendent.”

“Parkway is an outstanding school district that is similar in many ways to the school districts where I’ve worked,” Marty said in the statement.  “The community values education and sets high standards for results.”

According to the district, Marty has spent the last decade in charge of the 4,500-student Menomonee Falls School District. He was also assistant superintendent there from 1989 to 2001. He holds a doctorate in education from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee, a master of science in administrative leadership from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a bachelor of science in secondary education from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse.

Don Senti has served as interim superintendent since June 30, 2010, after former Superintendent Robert Malito retired.

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