Dr. Paul R. Gausman testifies before the U.S. Senate hearing on bullying in schools on June 8, 2012, in Des Moines. Dr. Gausman is the Superintendent of Schools for the Sioux City Community School District. In this position, he has direct oversight of the educational process for more than 14,000 students in Sioux City, Iowa. Paul was formerly the Superintendent of Schools for the West Central School District in South Dakota. In addition to his duties in Sioux City, Dr. Gausman is currently on staff as a Performing Artist/Clinician with the Yamaha Corporation of America in the area of marching percussion, concert percussion, and drum set. Paul holds a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN, and Education Specialist degree from the University of Sioux Falls, a Master of Science degree in Educational Administration and Supervision from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and a Bachelor of Music Education degree from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln.