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Chief Deputy Superintendent

Superintendent Division

The Chief Deputy Superintendent is responsible for facilitating the state's Top 10 in 10 plan to make Michigan one of the top 10 education states. This responsibility includes ensuring the following:

  • Learner centered supports focusing on the way students learn and the skills they develop; the systems that support that learning; and the need for individualized supports are available for each and every learner.
  • An effective educator workforce is well prepared and supported in order to build a quality education system.
  • Strategic partnerships with a variety of stakeholders who collaborate to support our children and work together to accomplish our goals and vision.
  • All aspects of the education infrastructure systems are improved so they are functioning effectively and efficiently to meet the needs of internal and external stakeholders.

This position also assists the State Superintendent by serving as a member of the Superintendent's leadership team.

Dr. Sue C. Carnell, Chief Deputy Superintendent
517-335-0893
carnells1@michigan.gov