In January of 2022, Dr. Proctor was elevated to Deputy Superintendent of Instruction & School Communities for Portland Public Schools. In this vital leadership role, she oversees curriculum and instruction, student support services, and school performance. Dr. Proctor originally joined Portland Public Schools as Chief Academic Officer in August 2021.Prior to her current role Dr. Proctor worked for the School District of Philadelphia, the 18th largest public district in the country, where she served as Assistant Superintendent.

She earned a Bachelor of Science in Communication, with a minor in Advertising, from the New York Institute of Technology; a Master of Science in Special Education, with a minor in Reading, from Florida International University; and Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership and Research Methodology, with a minor in Education Policy, from Florida Atlantic University.

“I aspire to establish a district culture and educational programs conducive to student learning and academic achievement while ensuring safety, sound operations and fiscal prudence,” Proctor says.





of public schools in Duval County earned an "A," "B," or "C" in 2021-2022.