Dr. Deena Paramo to lead district as next superintendent
May 2, 2016
The Anchorage School Board named Dr. Deena Paramo as the next superintendent of the Anchorage School District. The school board will vote on a three-year contract for Dr. Paramo at its 6:30 p.m. meeting tonight.
“Dr. Paramo is an innovative and compassionate leader with a strong commitment to public education,” said Anchorage School Board President Kameron Perez-Verdia. “The board was particularly impressed by her energy, innovative ideas and student-focused thinking.”
Dr. Paramo is currently the superintendent of the Mat-Su Borough School District. She started her career in education 25 years ago as a teacher.
Her contract with ASD will begin on July 1 with some transition work taking place in May and June.
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