Joe Carter Master of Education Instructor


Ed.S., Superintendent Certificate, The University of Iowa
M.A. Ed, The University of Iowa
B.A., Wartburg College

Joe Carter has served as the superintendent of schools for the Algona Community School District since 2019. Previous administrative experience includes five years as elementary principal/director of programs; three years as elementary principal/activities director for Emmetsburg Community School District. He also served as 5-12 dean of students/activities director for the Emmetsburg Middle/High School. His classroom experience includes teaching grades 6-8 and 9-10.

Carter earned his undergraduate degree in American history education from Wartburg College and then completed a Master of Arts in Education Policy and Leadership Studies. He also holds a Superintendent Endorsement from the University of Iowa.

Superintendent of Schools, Algona CSD 2019-Present

Elementary Principal/Director of Programs, Emmetsburg CSD 2014-2019

Elementary Principal/Activities Director, Emmetsburg CSD 2011-2014

5-12 Dean of Students/Activities Director, Emmetsburg Middle/High School 2008-2011

Teacher, Emmetsburg Middle School, Emmetsburg, Iowa, Grades 6-8, 1999-2008

Teacher, Emmetsburg High School, Emmetsburg, Iowa, Grades 9-10, 1999-2002