Phone: (319) 688-1000
Matt has served in the Iowa City Community School District since July of 2013. Matt was Principal of South East Junior High for the 2013-2014 and 2014-2015 school years. Since that time he has served as Director of Secondary Schools, Assistant Superintendent, and now Interim Superintendent. Prior to Iowa City, Matt served two different school districts in Iowa; Williamsburg and Bettendorf. Matt has one child at Lemme Elementary, one at South East Junior High, and another at City High School. His wife, Dr. Kate Degner is a teacher at South East Junior High and an adjunct professor at the University of Iowa. Matt is passionate about equity, engagement, and innovation in education.