Sharon L. Contreras
|Superintendent of Schools, Syracuse City School District, New York|
July 1, 2011
|Preceded by||Daniel Lowengard|
|Born||Uniondale, Long Island|
|Alma mater||Binghamton University; University of Wisconsin-Madison|
Sharon L. Contreras is Superintendent of Schools of the Syracuse City School District, in Syracuse, New York. She was appointed to her position by the Syracuse City school board on March 16, 2011, following a national search. Her term of office commenced on July 1, 2011.
- Chief Academic Officer, Providence, Rhode Island school district, 2007-2011
- Chief Academic Officer, Clayton County, Georgia school district, 2004-2007
- Assistant Superintendent for Pupil Personnel Services, Rockford, Illinois school district
- Principal, Louis Lemon Global Studies Academy magnet school, Rockford, Illinois
- High school English teacher and Curriculum Specialist, Rockford, Illinois
- Breidenbach (2011)
- Nolan (2011)
- Official website, Syracuse City School District. Accessed: August 20, 2013.
- Superintendent Contreras's Biography, Syracuse City School District. Accessed: August 20, 2013.
- Clayton News Daily. (2004, March 2). "Pulliam 'restructures' senior administration." Accessed: August 20, 2013.
- Breidenbach, Michele. (2011, March 16). "Syracuse school board votes unanimously to appoint Sharon Contreras as next superintendent," The Post-Standard
- Nolan, Michelle. (2011, March 1). "School administrator from Providence is a finalist for Syracuse superintendent's job," The Post Standard
- Superindendant Contreras's Biography, Syracuse City School District website
- "Sharon Contreras: The Broad Superindendents Academy Class of 2010," The Broad Center, Los Angeles, California
- Griffin-Nolan, Ed. (2012, April 11). "Learning Curve: Nearly a Year Into the Job, Syracuse School District Superintendent Sharon Contreras Stays Upbeat..." Syracuse New Times