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Interim Superintendent Shauna Murphy

Shauna Murphy

Shauna Murphy is the Interim Superintendent of CPS, stepping into the role in May 2024. As Interim Superintendent, Murphy serves 35,000 students and 6,500 employees across 66 schools.

A Cincinnati native, Interim Superintendent Murphy brings over 34 years of experience in education, most recently serving as CPS Chief of Student, Family and Community Engagement. In her role, Murphy was instrumental in managing the District’s relationship with community partners, implementing industry recognized and ODE approved credentials and certifications to successfully increase high school graduation and a Career and Technical Education (CTE) pathway for every CPS high school for successful post-secondary college and career preparation and increasing the amount of active parent organizations.

Interim Superintendent Murphy previously served as CPS Assistant Superintendent. She began her career with Cincinnati Public Schools as a substitute teacher before becoming an English teacher at her alma mater, Purcell Marian High School. She served as the school’s Academic Dean before returning to CPS at the School for Creative and Performing Arts. Interim Superintendent Murphy was the principal of Hyde Park Elementary School, Quebec Heights Elementary School and Woodward Career Technical High School.

Currently, Interim Superintendent Murphy serves as a member of the High Schools That Work Board of Directors, MindPeace Board of Directors and Cincinnati Arts and Technology Board of Directors.

She holds a Master of Education from Xavier University and University of Cincinnati, superintendent licensure from University of Dayton and a Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism from Ohio University.

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