Queen Anne’s BOE Names New Superintendent

The Queen Anne’s County Board of Education has appointed Dr. Andrea Kane as the next Superintendent of Queen Anne’s County Public Schools.

According to a press release,

With a contract in place, Dr. Kane will assume her duties on July 1, 2017. By law, she will have a four-year contract that will run through June 30, 2021.

Dr. Kane currently is the Associate Superintendent of Academic Services/Chief Academic Officer for Richmond Public Schools (Richmond City, VA). She has held a variety of positions including; computer technologist; classroom teacher; assistant principal; principal; senior manager for elementary school improvement; Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction; and Associate Superintendent for School Performance.

During her professional career as an educator, starting in 1991 with Anne Arundel County Public Schools, Dr. Kane has overseen many programs, including; professional development; district-wide efforts to eliminate achievement gaps; teacher and principal evaluation models; and a variety of instructional programs. Starting in 2014, Dr. Kane established structures for systemic improvements through her leadership while achieving balanced academic and fiscal accountability with Richmond Public Schools.

Dr. Kane holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Sweet Briar College, a Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction and Administration/Supervision certification from Loyola College in Maryland, and a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from Northcentral University.

She will succeed Interim Superintendent Gregory Pilewski, whose contract expires on June 30, 2017.

Dr. Kane will be introduced formally at an upcoming Board Meeting.

Read the full press release for more information.