Superintendent of Minneapolis Public Schools. She oversees academic achievement for all students and the school district’s business functions. She has headed district academics since 2006, when she was hired back from Memphis schools to be chief academic officer and later became deputy superintendent.
Married, two children
Alabama A&M University, B.S.; University of St. Thomas, M.A.; University of Minnesota, Doctorate
Honored in 2012 with both the Minnesota School Public Relations Association District Leadership for Excellence in Communications Award and the University of St. Thomas Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Award.
1250 W. Broadway Av., Minneapolis, MN 55411
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