Gerry Kettenbach

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Gerry Kettenbach

2016 NACSA Leader

Charter School Liaison, SEMO and MU-Columbia

Gerry Kettenbach currently serves as a Charter School Liaison for Southeast Missouri State Universityand the University of Missouri—Columbia Charter School Office, where he works with several schools.. Prior to working as an authorizer, Gerry served as teacher, counselor and administrator in public and parochial schools.

Gerry holds a bachelor’s degree in Bioethics and Future Studies from Saint Louis University, a master’s degree in Counseling from Southern Illinois University in Edwardsville and a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from Saint Louis University.


Most Recent Posts
Assessments Must Be Part of the Post-COVID Education World
States and schools now have a clear understanding of their annual assessment pathway, waiver or not, with the majority of states pursuing testing. (As NACSA has stated before, assessments in...
Florida Expansion of Authorizing Blemished by Late Discriminatory Amendment
What originally caught our eye on Florida’s SB 1028 was the expansion of authorizing privileges to higher education institutions. Technically, colleges in Florida were already allowed to authorize charter lab schools, but SB...
Transformative Charter Schools Are Not Created in a Lab: Here’s Why
This blog post was written by Susie Miller Carello, Executive Director, SUNY Charter Schools Institute.  At the State University of New York Charter Schools Institute (SUNY), we believe that all students, regardless of...