Dr. Steve Gruenert

Dr. Gruenert is the lead designer of the Indiana Principal Leadership Institute.  Dr. Gruenert has a Ph.D. in Research and Human Relations and a M.Ed. in Principalship, Leadership and Supervision. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana where he attended Indianapolis Public Schools until 7th grade and then moved to Warren Township. He graduated in 1975 and enlisted in the Air Force where he served in Missouri. He attended college at the University of Central Missouri where he received his bachelor’s, master’s, and education specialist’s degrees. He received his Ph.D. at the University of Missouri in 1998. He has experience as an art teacher, assistant principal, principal, and is currently a professor and chair in the Department of Educational Leadership at ISU. Dr. Gruenert is also an avid golfer and fisherman.

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