Chicago Public Schools Chief Education Officer, Dr. Noemi Donoso, has indicated her intention to resign to pursue national projects that will support the next generation of leaders in urban education. Her resignation will be effective May 31st. CPS will announce an interim Chief Education Officer prior to Dr. Donoso’s departure to ensure a smooth transition.
Statement from CPS CEO Jean-Claude Brizard:
“Noemi’s commitment to improving the academic success of children is unmatched by most I have worked with in my 25 years as an educator. Her passion and expertise helped drive the instructional foundation we are creating to provide a high quality education for every student in our district. We wish her the very best in all of her future pursuits and thank her for her tireless efforts on behalf of Chicago Public School students.”
Statement from Dr. Noemi Donoso:
“It is with profound respect and appreciation for this district’s commitment to young people and a sense of optimism about the future of this city that I announce I am leaving the District. It has been a great honor to serve the children of Chicago Public Schools.”
Chicago Public Schools serves 405,000 students in 675 schools. It is the nation’s third-largest school district.