Dr. Jim Shaw
Welcome to The Whitewater Unified School District!
On October 28, 2019, the Whitewater Unified School District approved Dr. Jim Shaw as the District Administrator for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year.
Dr. Jim Shaw is the former Superintendent of the Menomonee Falls and the Racine Unified School Districts. He also served as Clinical Professor and Director of the Wisconsin Idea Executive PhD program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He started his career as a social studies teacher. He is also a school psychologist, and worked as director of pupil services, director of curriculum and instruction, and school business manager in the Kettle Moraine School District. He holds a bachelor's degree from Marquette University, a master's degree from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and a PhD from University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Shaw is a former Wisconsin Superintendent of the Year, and was recognized by the Wisconsin and National Education Associations, the Public Policy Forum in Milwaukee, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison for his leadership and contributions to public education.