deputy superintendent

Carolyn Turk

department description

The mission of the Deputy Superintendent’s Office is to support continuous improvement of CPS academic programming that supports student engagement, provides rigor for every student in all content areas, and strengthens learning outcomes. The Deputy Superintendent’s Office provides leadership and support to the following departments: the Office of Equity, Inclusion and Belonging; the Office of Strategy; and the Information, Communications & Technology Services Department. In addition, the office is responsible for overseeing community partnerships and Home Education Program requests.

Strategic Goals

  • Assist the Superintendent in providing leadership to the District that will provide the best possible learning experience for all students and to support the superintendent in management of key strategies and educational goals of the district.
  • Collaborate with district leaders to provide safe, respectful and welcoming learning environments that foster a sense of community among students, families and staff.
  • Coordinate the efforts of the offices of Strategy; Equity, Inclusion & Belonging; and Information, Communication & Technology Services to ensure alignment with the academic programming and expectations of the District.
  • Equalize student access to focused experiences designed to facilitate exploration of innovative educational pathways, career fields, and life goals by coordinating & leveraging the efforts of community partners.


staffing summary