Oklahoma City Public Schools Announces New Superintendent

Oklahoma City Public Schools held a press conference Saturday morning to announce their new superintendent.

Saturday, May 11th 2024, 10:52 pm

By: News 9, Cameron Joiner


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Oklahoma City Public Schools held a press conference Saturday morning to announce and vote on their new superintendent.

Dr. Jamie Polk has been chosen as the new superintendent.

Related: OKCPS Superintendent Announces Resignation

Former Superintendent Dr. Sean McDaniel announced his resignation Feb. 29.

When the school board accepted McDaniel’s resignation, OKCPS board chair Paula Lewis issued a statement saying, "Although we hate to see him go, the Board respects his decision and wishes him nothing but the very best. 

"OKCPS is deeply grateful to Dr. McDaniel for the leadership, passion, and expertise he has invested in our district over the last six years. His impact is sure to be felt for generations to come. The Board looks forward to finishing the school year together, as we begin the process of hiring a new superintendent."

Related: OKC School Board Approves Superintendent McDaniel’s Resignation

State Superintendent Ryan Walters issued the following statement after Saturday morning's announcement:

“I want to congratulate Dr. Jamie Polk as the new Oklahoma Public Schools Superintendent. She has big challenges ahead of her, but she has shown herself to be extremely capable and hyper-focused on outcomes for the district. I’m excited as we will be working together for the parents and kids of the district.”
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