Dr. Jerrod H. Wheeler

Superintendent, Knob Knoster ISD, Association of Defense Communities Education Representative

Dr. Jerrod H. Wheeler is Superintendent of Knob Noster Public Schools, the resident public school district of Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri. Wheeler is an active leader in various support organizations and continues to advocate for unified efforts to strengthen military-child education to enhance quality of life and mission readiness.


Board Member – Association of Defense Communities

Board Member – Military Child Education Coalition

Board Member – Missouri Military Interstate Children’s Compact Commission

Vice President – Whiteman Area Leadership Council

Board Member – Whiteman Base Community Council


Jerrod received his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Louisiana, Monroe, his Master’s in Educational Administration from the University of Louisiana, Monroe, and his Bachelor’s in Education from Northeast Louisiana University, where he was also a two-time National Champion in Collegiate Waterskiing. Dr. Wheeler completed post studies through the Harvard Graduate School of Education Leadership Institute for Superintendents. Wheeler also participated in the National Security Forum Institute through Air University in 2021. Wheeler and his wife, Amie, have been married for 22 years and have two children, Jorgie (13) and Jaxon (11). Wheeler is a third-generation Missouri Superintendent.