Mike Butzow, Ed.D

Mike Butzow, Ed.D

Director of Field Experience and Student Teaching

Ed.D. in Educational Leadership at St. Mary’s University

Ed.S. in Educational Leadership at Grand Valley State University

MA Ed. from Concordia University

B.S. in Elementary Education at Martin Luther College


Nazareth Hall, N3018
3003 Snelling Ave. N
St Paul, MN 55113



Mike Butzow serves at UNW in securing internship placements among public, private, and international schools for students pursuing careers as professional educators. He also supports teacher candidates in completing the edTPA. He has served in three states in many vocations throughout his years as an educator including middle school and secondary classroom teacher, elementary and high school principal, high school coach and athletic director, and as an Education Dept. coordinator in higher education. Mike and his wife Patti are truly blessed with three adult children and their spouses and with three amazing grandchildren. Mike and Patti love to travel, enjoying everything from a quiet day at the beach to a busy night in Times Square.

Professional Accomplishments/Associations:

Superintendent Perceptions of Factors Contributing to the Sustainability and Independence of Unconsolidated Small, Rural Public School Districts, St. Mary’s University of MN Research Symposium, Minneapolis, MN, March, 2020.