Dr. Brenda Cassellius has been an educator for more than three decades and has devoted her career to ensuring all children succeed and thrive. Superintendent of the Boston Public Schools since July 2019 Dr. Cassellius works to ensure every child receives an equitable exceptional and joyful education. Her leadership is student centered supportive of educators and grounded in collaboration and effective community partnerships. Before becoming Superintendent in Boston Dr. Cassellius was the Commissioner of Education for the State of Minnesota for eight years. Prior to that role Dr. Cassellius served as the superintendent of the East Metro Integration District in Minnesota as associate superintendent in the Minneapolis Public School District leading a comprehensive high school redesign initiative and as academic superintendent of middle schools in Memphis Tennessee.