Superintendents in

The Broad Center’s superintendents in residence are lifelong educators who are uniquely equipped to support our network members. These veteran urban school-system leaders provide invaluable insight to help leaders grow and develop through one-on-one mentoring and other professional development programming.

Chris Barbic
Former superintendent, Tennessee Achievement School District
Founder and former CEO, YES Prep Public Schools

John Deasy
Former superintendent, Los Angeles Unified School District
Former superintendent, Prince George’s County Public Schools
Former superintendent, Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District
Former superintendent, Coventry Public Schools

Kaya Henderson
Former chancellor, District of Columbia Public Schools

Lillian Lowery
Former superintendent of schools, Maryland Department of Education
Former secretary of education, Delaware Department of Education
Former superintendent, Christina School District

John Simpson
Former superintendent, Norfolk Public Schools, Virginia
Former superintendent, Ann Arbor Public Schools
Former superintendent, North Chicago Community Unit School District