Dr. Carol L. Kelley is Superintendent of Princeton Public Schools in New Jersey. Before joining Princeton Public Schools, Dr. Kelley spent six years as Superintendent of Oak Park Elementary School District 97 in Illinois. Prior to her time in Illinois, Dr. Kelley served three years as Superintendent in the Branchburg Township School District in New Jersey. She has also held teacher, administrator and superintendent positions in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Dr. Kelley’s career is guided by her deep commitment to equity-centered systems change to address racial, economic, and academic disparities in education. She is a thought leader and speaker for several organizations and has received recognition for her professional work and contributions to education from various organizations and groups, including the West Cook County, Illinois, Distinguished Superintendent of the Year and the prestigious Governor’s Teacher award from the state of New Jersey.