Broward County Public Schools welcomed Dr. Vickie L. Cartwright as Superintendent of Schools on February 24, 2022. The School Board selected Dr. Cartwright to lead the nation’s sixth largest school district on February 9, 2022, following a national search for candidates. Dr. Cartwright had served as the District’s Interim Superintendent since August 2, 2021.
With “Students First” as her guiding principle, Dr. Cartwright is committed to ensuring all students receive a high-quality education, collaborating with stakeholders, creating partnerships and building relationships.
Dr. Cartwright’s career in public education has spanned 26 years, previously serving as Superintendent of Schools for Oshkosh Area School District in Wisconsin. She also worked for Orange County Public Schools (OCPS) for 17 years, serving as Associate Superintendent for Exceptional Students Education (ESE) with responsibilities for supporting students and leading principals, central office administrators, instructional personnel and classified staff. Her leadership experience includes directing the Accountability, Research and Assessment Department at OCPS, as well as serving as Vice President of the American Educational Research Association for the Division of Research, Evaluation and Assessment in Schools, and President of the National Association of Assessment Directors.