Davenport Schools names new superintendent

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DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) – UPDATE 2/15: Davenport school's superintendent has released more information about himself following the announcement he would be the next superintendent.

Dr. Robert Kobylski has been a superintendent at Nicolet High School since July 2013. On top of that, he has also been the superintendent of the Fox Point-Bayside School District since July 2016. Before that, he was superintendent of the Menasha Joint School District, as well as Kohler Public Schools.

Dr. Kobylski began his educational career as a secondary social science teacher in the Chicago Public School system. He has written for and helped contribute to multiple professional publications and magazines, including Phi Delta Kappan, Teaching Today and Chicago Magazine. He has also been a featured presenter and has conducted multiple educational workshops at the local, regional and national level.

He received his Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from Loyola University Chicago and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, with a major in Economics, also from Loyola.

Prior to his educational career, Dr. Kobylski was an independent commodities trader on the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade. He was later employed as a securities analyst and portfolio manager for a multi-national investment firm.

Dr. Kobylski is married with six children and two grandchildren.

ORIGINAL: The Davenport Community School Board has named Dr. Robert Kobylski as the district’s next superintendent.

Kobylski is now superintendent at Nicolet High School in Glendale, Wisconsin and superintendent at Fox Point Bayside School District in Fox Point, Wisconsin.

He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Economics, a Master’s degree in Curriculum, and his doctorate degree in Curriculum and Instruction, all from Loyola University in Chicago.

Kobylski’s contract as Davenport superintendent begins June 1.