Austin Public Schools announce new high school principal

Matt Schmit
Matt Schmit(Austin Public Schools)
Published: Apr. 13, 2023 at 3:48 PM CDT
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AUSTIN, Minn. (KTTC) – Austin Public Schools announced Thursday that Matt Schmit has been selected as the new Austin High School principal.

Schmit was selected as interim high school principal in the second semester of the 2022-2023 school year.

“We are thrilled to have Mr. Schmit lead Austin High School. Mr. Schmit brings over 20 years of experience and expertise to the role, including being the interim principal since January. His knowledge will be invaluable as we continue implementing Austin High School’s strategic priorities. “With his extensive experience and dedication to Austin Public Schools and the Austin community, we are confident that he will be a strong leader and advocate for the students and staff of AHS.”

Superintendent Dr. Joey Page

“I am honored to accept the Austin High School principal position. Austin High School has a rich tradition of academics and extracurriculars and has been a big part of my life for over 30 years. I look forward to working with students, parents, staff, and community to continue our mission to Inspire, Empower and Accelerate so all students are prepared to make a difference in the world.”

Matt Schmit