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By Karen Stokes
Dr. Darienne Driver 36, is the first woman and one of the youngest individuals to be named Superintendent of Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS).
Driver is the fourth African American superintendent of MPS. She is following Dr. Gregory Thornton who resigned as Superintendent in June to take the position of CEO of Baltimore City Public Schools.
She has been working as interim Superintendent since June, but Dr. Darienne Driver began her position as official Superintendent on October 1.
Driver received her undergraduate degree from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia.
She received a master’s …
First permanent female superintendent in the district
MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Board of School Directors President Dr. Michael Bonds issued the following statement on the Board’s hiring of Dr. Darienne Driver as superintendent of Milwaukee Public Schools effective October 1, 2014. Dr. Driver had been serving as acting superintendent since July 1.
“We are proud to announce the Milwaukee Board of School Directors has appointed Dr. Darienne Driver as the permanent superintendent of Milwaukee Public Schools.
Dr. Driver will be the first permanent female superintendent of Milwaukee Public Schools. “Dr. Driver is a visionary, …
At the January 22, 2010 special meeting of the Milwaukee Board of School Directors, Dr. Gregory Thornton was elected to lead Milwaukee Public Schools as the new Superintendent of Schools. The appointment of Dr. Thornton will be effective on July 1, 2010, upon the retirement of the current MPS Superintendent, William Andrekopoulos.
Dr. Thornton will be coming to Milwaukee from his position as Superintendent of Chester Upland School District in Chester, Pennsylvania. He was appointed to that position almost three years ago by the Governor of Pennsylvania. Since joining the Chester …