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About Dr Christine Johns Superintendent

Throughout her career as a superintendent of schools with Utica Community Schools in Macomb County, Michigan, Dr. Christine Johns has established herself as a dedicated and highly capable educational administrator. She developed a college culture that is focused on promoting successful post-secondary experiences for UCS students. The program is designed to engage students and parents in the process of planning for their futures. In addition to offering a number of top-tier Advanced Placement and specialty STEM programs, Utica Community Schools has forged partnerships with community organizations such as the University of Michigan-Flint. In recognition of her accomplishments, Dr. Christine Johns was named a Tech Savvy Superintendent of the Year by eSchool News.

Before taking up her current responsibilities, Dr. Christine Johns spent several years as a deputy superintendent for curriculum and instruction with Baltimore County Public Schools. She also held leadership positions with Prince George’s County Public Schools and the Pasadena Unified School District. She holds a doctor of education and master of education in educational administration from Harvard University.

Work experience

May 2006Present

Superintendent of Schools

Utica Community Schools



Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

University of Pittsburgh

Master of Science in Administration and Supervision

Johns Hopkins University

Master of Education in Administration, Planning and Social Policy

Harvard University

Educational Doctorate in Administration, Planning and Social Policy

Harvard University