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Assistant Superintendents for Schools

Dr. Marshalynn M. Franklin
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G. Keith Price
About Mr. Price
Dr. James Ann Lynch Sheley
About Dr. Sheley

The Assistant Superintendents for Schools contribute to the overall educational excellence in the schools by providing leadership, administrative direction, supervision and technical support. They work side by side with school leaders to ensure that all schools make acceptable progress toward reaching district and school goals. The Assistant Superintendents conduct regular school visits to assess educational and operational effectiveness and provide feedback and assistance to school administrators, which supports a positive learning and working environment. They conduct formal evaluations of principals as well as provide recommendations to the superintendent regarding hiring and dismissal of administrators.

They are also responsible for:

  • working with school leadership teams to develop and implement plans that address school needs and capitalize on school strengths.
  • helping to ensure an open line of communication across the school system hierarchy
  • monitoring the quality of district magnet programs.
  • monitoring grant opportunities and the impact of grant initiatives on school success and assisting in  school-district grant coordination as needed.

Jill Averyhart, CEOE

Executive Assistant to the Assistant Superintendents