The Francis Howell School District Board of Education has announced that Dr. Nathan Hoven will assume the role of superintendent on July 1.
Hoven has served as the district’s deputy superintendent and chief academic officer for the past two years. He will succeed current superintendent, Dr. Mary Hendricks-Harris, who announced her retirement after the current school year.
“Francis Howell has an amazingly rich history, and the students achieve at an incredibly high level,” Hoven said. “I am honored and humbled to be part of such a great district. I am excited to step into this role and am looking forward to working with our students, staff and community to continue moving the district forward.”
Hoven joined the staff at Francis Howell in 2018 as chief academic officer. He was appointed to the position of deputy superintendent in 2019.
Hoven obtained a bachelor’s degree in applied mathematics from the University of Missouri-Rolla, a master’s degree in secondary administration from the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and a doctorate in educational leadership and policy analysis from the University of Missouri.