Program Profiles
Carey Wright

Current Title
State Superintendent
Current Organization
Mississippi Department of Education

The Broad Academy 2018-2019


As state superintendent of education for Mississippi, Carey Wright has spearheaded education reforms that increased early literacy skills, nearly doubled Advancement Placement participation and achievement and increased the statewide graduation rate to an all-time high. Her efforts helped push student achievement on the National Assessment of Educational Progress to improve at a faster rate than most other states and helped earn Mississippi national recognition for being one of six states that meet all 10 quality standards for early childhood education.

Current Title
State Superintendent
Current Organization
Mississippi Department of Education