Michelle Holz, Interim Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources

  • Michelle Holz

    Interim Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources

    Mailing address:
    1818 West Worley Street

    Columbia, MO 65203

    Contact information:
    Phone: (573) 214-3423
    Fax: (573) 214-3403 
    Email: mholz@cpsk12.org


    EdD Educational Leadership ABD (University of Missouri)

    MAT In Teaching (National-Louis University)

    M.Ed. in Administration and Supervision (National-Louis University)

    BA Journalism and minor in Spanish (University of Iowa)

    Work experience:

    In 2002, I began my career as a Special Education teaching assistant at Elm Place Middle School in Highland Park, IL.  The following year, I began my teaching career as a Bilingual Self-Contained teacher at Northwood Junior High School in Highland Park, IL. During my tenure, I assisted in the development of the Estudiante to Student Mentor Program and Future Giants Program, both programs that enriched the lives of Latino students.  From 2008 to 2013, I served as the Director of the NSSD112 Summer School Program that served K-8 students in the District.  In 2010 I was appointed as the assistant principal of Oak Terrace Elementary School in Highland Park, IL.  In 2013, I was named principal of South School in Des Plaines, IL.  I then relocated to St. Louis where I was named the principal of Buder Elementary School in St. Louis Public Schools.  To be closer to extended family, my family and I relocated to Columbia, MO.  I was named principal of Alpha Hart Lewis Elementary School.  In 2018, I was named the Director of Certificated and Salaried Personnel in the Human Resources Department.   

    Community service and organizations: 

    Association of School Personnel Administrators

    American Association of School Personnel Administrators

    Human Resources Association of Central Missouri

    Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents

    Family and interests:

    My husband, Michael a retired CFD fireman, are blessed with three daughters, Brenna (14), Sofia (7), and Emilia (4). We enjoy spending time swimming and boating at the lake and visiting family in Chicago and Arizona.  I enjoy spending time with my girls, working out with my gym family and traveling to Mexico.