Dr. Barbara Jenkins
Dr. Barbara Jenkins serves as Superintendent of Orange County Schools (FL) where she helped the district win the 2014 Broad Prize for Urban Education. Previously, as the deputy superintendent for Orange County, Dr. Jenkins oversaw five area superintendents and the division of Teaching and Learning. In her prior tenure as Chief of Staff, she also oversaw Human Resources, Public Relations, Labor Relations, Strategic Planning, and served as the chief negotiator for the district. Earlier in her career, Dr. Jenkins also served as Senior Director for Elementary Education in Orange County, a principal, a staff developer, and a classroom teacher.