Dist. 728 Supt. Bezek selected for National Governing Board

The American Association of School Administrator’s (AASA) announced this week that Dist. 728 Supt. Dr. Mark Bezek has been elected to its Governing Board.

Bezek begins his responsibilities today at a conference in Washington, D.C.

AASA Governing Board members have dual responsibilities: they represent their home state on the Governing Board and they report their work to their home state affiliate. Bezek is one of four Minnesota superintendents serving on the AASA Governing Board.

Bezek has extensive educational state leadership experience, including Chairing the Federal Advocacy Committee of the Minnesota Association of School Administrators and serving on the legislative committees of the Minnesota Association of School Administrators and Association of Metropolitan Districts.

“I am extremely honored to be elected to this Governing Board,” he said.  “I fully intend to let my national Board peers know to keep an eye on ISD 728 as we are on our way to being one of the premier school districts anywhere.”

Bezek has been superintendent of Dist. 728 since 2006. He leads Minnesota’s eighth largest school district. Bezek holds a Doctor of Education Educational Leadership and Master of Science in Educational Administration from St. Mary’s University in Winona, Minn.

The AASA, founded in 1865, is the professional organization for more than 13,000 educational leaders in the United States and throughout the world. AASA members range from chief executive officers, superintendents and senior level school administrators to cabinet members, professors and aspiring school system leaders.  AASA members advance the goals of public education and champion children’s causes in their districts and nationwide. They help shape policy, oversee its implementation and represent school districts to the public at large.