Episode 11 – Susan Enfield

Knowing every student by name, strength, and need is the promise of Highline Public Schools. Under the leadership of Susan Enfield, the district is delivering on this promise by implementing a bold strategic plan committed to ensuring that students graduate bi-lingual, bi-literate with the problem-solving and critical thinking skills that will prepare them for the future they choose.

A former high scIMG_7022hool English, journalism and ELL teacher, Susan served as Chief Academic Officer and then as Interim Superintendent for Seattle Public Schools before coming to Highline in 2012. She previously held leadership positions in Evergreen Public Schools (Vancouver, WA), Portland Public Schools and the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Susan is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, and earned master’s degrees from Stanford University and Harvard University. She also holds a doctoral degree in Administration, Planning and Social Policy from Harvard’s Urban Superintendents Program. This is a great conversation about education, leadership and having a bold vision for students.

Twitter: @SuptEnfield

Instagram: @SuptEnfield

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