Instructional Superintendent for Cluster III
Dr. Amanda Alexander is the Instructional Superintendent for Cluster III, where she supports principals and staff in elementary schools.
Dr. Alexander began her career as an early childhood teacher at Walker-Jones Elementary School. While teaching there, she was formally recognized by former Superintendents Arlene Ackerman and Paul Vance for her passion and commitment to the success of her students. Dr. Alexander later joined the New Leaders for New Schools community and served as an assistant principal in the highly acclaimed District 2 of New York City Public Schools. Most recently, Dr. Alexander served as principal of Ross Elementary School where she rallied the support of teachers and parents to dramatically improve student achievement. In one school year, reading scores on the DC CAS increased by 11%, math scores increased by 22%, and science scores increased by 35%. Dr. Alexander has been a DCPS principal with a track record of success since 2005.
Dr. Alexander holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Howard University; two master’s degrees, one in curriculum and instruction from Howard University, and the second in administration and supervision from Baruch College; and a doctor of philosophy degree in education from American University.
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