July 28, 2021
Today, Wednesday, July 28, the School Board of Broward County unanimously approved the contract for Dr. Vickie L. Cartwright to serve as Broward County Public Schools Interim Superintendent.
Dr. Cartwright has 26 years of experience in education, most recently serving as Superintendent for the Oshkosh Area School District in Wisconsin. She also has extensive experience in Florida through leadership roles for Orange County Public Schools in Orlando.
“The School Board looks forward to working with Dr. Cartwright as we focus on the success of our students and schools,” said Dr. Rosalind Osgood, School Board Chair (District 5). “We welcome Dr. Cartwright and look forward to her providing leadership and continuity for our District until a permanent Superintendent is selected.”
“I am thankful for the opportunity to serve Broward County Public Schools as its Interim Superintendent,” said Dr. Cartwright. “I’m excited about working side by side with District staff, teachers, students and School Board members on the District’s mission of educating today’s students for tomorrow’s world.”
Per the approved contract, Dr. Cartwright’s first day will be Monday, August 2, 2021, at an annual salary of $275,000.
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