Dr. Glenn J. Dedeaux is the former Assistant Superintendent of Columbus Municipal School District; he also served as the Deputy Superintendent of GPSD from July 2017-2019. Dr. Dedeaux has more than 32 years of experience in the field of education. His journey began impacting the lives of children as Biology instructor at Gulfport High School from 1991-1996; and served as a Summer Camp Director with the City of Gulfport Department of Leisure Service from 1995-1996. After five years in the classroom, Dedeaux was hired as assistant principal at Biloxi High School from 1997-2000.
In the fall of 2000, he became principal at Nichols Junior High in Biloxi, MS. Dedeaux has always had a passion for seeing student succeed; he later became the Director of the Career Technology Center at Biloxi High School from 2002-2012. He also served as the Director of Student Services from 2013-2017.
In addition, Dr. Dedeaux's educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education with an emphasis in Biology from the University of Southern Mississippi; a Master of Education with an emphasis in Education Administration from William Carey University, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Administration, Leadership & Research from the University of Southern Mississippi.