Update on District 281 Robbinsdale Area Schools
Apr 09, 2019
Dr. Carlton Jenkins, Superintendent
Update on District 281 Robbinsdale Area Schools

Dr. Carlton Jenkins has been honored to be the Robbinsdale Area Schools Superintendent since August 2015. Before becoming Superintendent in Robbinsdale Area Schools, he was the Chief Academic Officer in the Atlanta Public School system. Additionally, he spent four years (2010-14) as the Superintendent of Saginaw Public Schools, a district in Michigan with 7,500 students (15 schools, including 10 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 3 high schools). Jenkins also served four years as the Executive Director of Secondary Leaders (and as a high school principal) in the Beloit Public Schools system in Wisconsin. Prior to this, he served as a high school principal in the Columbus Public Schools in Ohio.

Carlton's experience also includes one year as a middle school principal, two years as an associate principal at a high school in the Beloit Public Schools, and one year as an associate principal at a high school in Madison, Wisconsin. His teaching career started in 1989 at Beloit Memorial High School. Jenkins earned a Master of Science degree in Educational Administration and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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