Program Profiles
Donald Fennoy

Current Title
Superintendent
Current Organization
School District of Palm Beach County

Pre-Program Information


Previous Title
Area superintendent
Previous Organization
Fulton County Schools
Previous Organization Sector
School District

The Broad Academy 2015-2016


Donald Fennoy serves as superintendent of The School District of Palm Beach County, the nation’s 11th-largest school district, serving more than 185 schools and 183,000 students. As chief operating officer of the district, he oversaw $1.3 billion in construction and deferred maintenance, helped small businesses work with the district and mentored principal managers and assistant principals to grow the district’s leadership pipeline.  As a senior area superintendent of Fulton County Public Schools, Donald led initiatives to increase the graduation rate by double digits, boost access and pass rates on the SAT and Advanced Placement exams and dramatically decrease student suspension rates.

The School District of Palm Beach County

  • Serves nearly 183,000 students in 185 schools; the fifth-largest school system in Florida
  • Employs more than 21,000 teachers, support staff and administrators
  • 53 percent of enrolled students qualify for the national school lunch program

More about Donald Fennoy

Donald Fennoy: Education changes lives, The Broad Center Blog, April 6, 2018

Education changed the life trajectory for Donald Fennoy, superintendent of Palm Beach County School District. Hear from Donald about why he is committed to creating positive, life-changing outcomes for all students. Read more.

Replacing his mentor, new PBC schools chief is set to forge a new path, Palm Beach Post, March 10, 2018

Donald Fennoy is selected to lead the School District of Palm Beach County. Read more.

Current Title
Superintendent
Current Organization
School District of Palm Beach County

Pre-Program Information


Previous Title
Area superintendent
Previous Organization
Fulton County Schools
Previous Organization Sector
School District