JC Schools Announces New Assistant Superintendent of Elementary Education | Central Missouri News

JEFFERSON CITY — The Jefferson City School District announced that Dr. Troy Hogg has been named the district’s new assistant superintendent of elementary education.

Dr. Troy Hogg

Dr. Hogg will succeed Dr. Heather Beaulieu, who will assume the role of assistant superintendent on July 1.

A native of Cole County, Dr. Hogg has 29 years of experience in education, according to a press release. Eighteen of those years were served as an elementary building chief.

“His approach as a visionary leader with the critical thinking and problem-solving skills needed to support our elementary school principals will undoubtedly contribute to our goals of improving student achievement,” said the new Superintendent Bryan McGraw in a press release.

Dr. Hogg began his career as a teacher’s aide at West Elementary.

He went on to work as a gifted teacher in K-8 education, at-risk K-8 coordinator, and fourth- and sixth-grade teacher. Afterwards, he served as assistant principal at Eugene Field Elementary for Columbia Public Schools. He became the primary lead in Benton Elementary’s transition to a STEM school.

He has also led elementary buildings in the Kirkwood School District and most recently for Lee’s Summit R-7 Schools.

Dr. Hogg was named a Missouri Distinguished Principal by the Kansas City Elementary Principal Association in 2020 and has been an active member of major regional, state, and national primary organizations for over 20 years.

“I consider myself very fortunate to have had the opportunity to grow and learn in some of the best school districts in the state of Missouri…” Dr. Hogg said.

Dr. Hogg believes “passionately” in working every day to have successful students in the district. He said he also looked forward to working with the teachers and would be invested in their success as well.

Dr. Hogg earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Lincoln University and a master’s degree in elementary administration from William Woods University. He earned an Education Specialist degree and a Doctor of Philosophy degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia, both in educational leadership and policy analysis.

Helen D. Jessen