Carol R. Johnson
Carol R. Johnson is Superintendent of Boston Public Schools. Under her leadership since August 2007, the district has focused on closing achievement and access gaps as well as graduating all students prepared for college and career success. Prior to her appointment in Boston, Dr. Johnson was Superintendent in Memphis, TN and Minneapolis, MN. She also led the St. Louis Park, Minnesota school district located in suburban Minneapolis. Nationally, Dr. Johnson serves on the Board of Directors for the Council of the Great City Schools, the United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley Board, the Harvard University Urban Superintendents’ Advisory Board, and she has served on the College Board. She serves as an ex officio board member for the Boston Plan for Excellence.