Steve Dibb is the Director of the School Support Division, responsible for the administration of the federal School Improvement Grant (SIG), the Quality Compensation (Q Comp) Program, professional development services to enhance teacher effectiveness, providing school improvement support services to identified In Need of Improvement schools under No Child Left Behind (NCLB), and the TAP System for teacher and student advancement.
Before joining the department, Mr. Dibb worked in several Minnesota school districts as a science teacher, building administrator, and district level administrator in the area of curriculum and instruction.
He received his B.A. Degree in biology from Concordia College, Moorhead, his Master's degree from Mankato State University, and his principal and superintendent licensures from St. Mary's University.
Gifted and Talented Youth Week
Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed November 2-8, 2014, to be Gifted and Talented Youth Week in Minnesota. In addition to recognizing the unique potential of gifted and talented youth, seize the opportunity to laud the efforts of the parents, educators, counselors and psychologists with whom they work. Their sustained efforts, coupled with the organized advocacy of the Minnesota Council for Gifted and Talented (MCGT) and the Minnesota Educators of Gifted and Talented (MEGT), help make our state one in which gifted learners are honored and valued.