Dr. Cheryl Logan began her position as superintendent of Omaha Public Schools on July 1, 2018.
The OPS Board of Education selected Dr. Cheryl Logan on Tuesday, Jan. 30. Logan comes to OPS from the School District of Philadelphia, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where she served as Chief Academic Officer, responsible for the academic achievement of more than 135,000 students. “I am honored to be selected as the next leader of the largest school district in Nebraska and I am committed to promoting and sustaining student achievement, equity and access to educational programming for all students,” said Logan.
Logan has spent her career in education working in school districts with large immigrant populations from around the world, including with students from significant English language learner populations.
She has previously served in the following roles:
• Assistant Superintendent – Philadelphia Public Schools
• Elementary Principal – Prince George’s Public Schools and Howard County Public Schools, Maryland
• High School Principal – Prince George’s Public Schools
• Foreign Language Instructor – Prince George’s Public Schools, Maryland
• English for Speakers of Other Languages Instructor – Prince George’s Public Schools, Maryland
She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Maryland, a Master of Education Degree from John Hopkins University and a Doctorate of Education Degree from the University of Pennsylvania. In addition to other forms of diversity among the communities in which she has served, Dr. Logan believes a superintendent must collaborate with students, teachers, parents, the Board of Education, the broader community and business and faith partners in service of children and families. Dr. Logan is also fluent in Spanish.
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