Former Superintendent of Boston Public Schools to Teach at Vanderbilt University

Carol-JohnsonCarol R. Johnson, the former superintendent of the Boston Public School System, has joined the faculty at the Peabody College of Education and Human Development at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. She will begin teaching at the university in January as a visiting professor in the department of leadership, policy, and organizations.

Dr. Johnson served as superintendent in Massachusetts’ largest school district from 2007 to 2013. She also led the public school systems in Memphis from 2003 to 2007 and Minneapolis from 1997 to 2003.

Dr. Johnson is a graduate of Fisk University in Nashville, where she majored in elementary education. She holds master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of Minnesota.

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  1. Hey Carol,
    Always try to keep up with you, but sometimes find it hard to do. (smile) Congratulations on your many jobs that you have done so well. Now you are off to a newer position, nothing that you have not already donw, but long time ago. So, again congratulations on this new assignment. You have so much to offer the young women and men at the college. Now you will be able to visit your Alma Mater more often. Have a wonderful holiday. Love to the children. Proud of you.

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