QCUSD hires new assistant superintendent

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Dr. Monroe and his family. (Photo courtesy of Queen Creek Unified School District)

Dr. Perry Berry, superintendent of Queen Creek Unified School District has announced the hiring of Dr. Cort Monroe as the new assistant superintendent of student learning. He succeeds Dr. Berry, who has been selected as the new Superintendent of QCUSD.
Most recently, Dr. Monroe served as director of student services in the Higley Unified School District. He also served as Principal in both the Higley Unified School District and Mesa Public Schools. Prior to that, Dr. Monroe was Assistant Principal in the Cartwright Elementary School District.
Dr. Monroe has a Doctorate Degree in Educational Leadership from NAU and a Master’s Degree in Education from Arizona State University. He has a Bachelor’s degree in education from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. Dr. Monroe has a superintendent and principal certification. He has taught and coached in Gilbert Public Schools, as well as Nebo School District in Utah.
Dr. Monroe and his wife, Michelle (a nurse at Chandler Regional Hospital), have four daughters, Cortney, 18; Kate, 16; Paige, 13; and Madeline, 11.
The new assistant superintendent is very excited about being selected to guide the staff and students at QCUSD.
“It is a privilege to join the Queen Creek family. I look forward to working with Dr. Berry, our principals, teachers, families, and students in continuing to raise the quality of education offered at Queen Creek Unified School District,” Dr. Monroe said.
“Mr. Monroe is a great choice for assistant superintendent and we are happy to add him to our Queen Creek team.”Dr, Berry said.

The Queen Creek Independent is mailed each month to 35,000 homes.

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