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Interim Superintendent Brent Jones Starts today Monday, May 3

Dr. Brent Jones will start his position as superintendent of SPS on Monday, May 3. As the former SPS chief equity, partnerships, and engagement officer and assistant superintendent of human resources, Dr. Jones is returning to the district from King County Metro where he served as the assistant general manager. “Dr. Jones' brings critical stability and clarity to Seattle Public Schools during this time of uncertainty and transition. He is an experienced district leader with a proven track record supporting student outcomes, community, and staff of color while remaining deeply committed to operational excellence and systems improvement. This is a new day for SPS and I couldn’t be more excited to begin working together toward bright futures for our students,” said Board President Chandra Hampson. More information will be shared next week.