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Orlenda F. Roberts, M.Ed. Pinal County School Superintendent Orlenda Roberts has worked as an educator for over 34 years.
entire professional life has been dedicated to serving the children of Pinal County.
areas of expertise are diverse, with strengths in educational leadership, curriculum and instruction, teacher training, program planning and development, school finance, assessment of school programs and grant writing.
goal for the School Superintendent's Office is to continue to work in partnership with the schools and school districts in Pinal County to address common goals and challenges.
As School Superintendent, she is both passionate about and committed to collaborating with other school leaders to provide the best educational programs possible to the students served by the schools in Pinal County.
has been nominated for and received recognition and awards for her
Some of the professional honors that she
has achieved are as follows:
works extremely well with various stakeholders not only within the educational environment but also with community and civic organizations.
She is a member of a number of professional and community organizations including: Arizona School Administrators Association, Arizona Commission for African-American Affairs, Arizona Schools for the Deaf and Blind Board of Directors, Arizona Town Hall, Against Abuse Board of Directors, Governor's African-American Advisory Committee, Governor's Citizen's Traffic Stop Advisory Committee, Pinal County Special Education Advisory Board, and the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension Advisory Board.
Orlenda received her education training at the University of Arizona where she earned both her bachelors and masters degrees.
Her first job, which she began immediately following graduation with her bachelor's degree, was serving as a teacher at Safford Middle School in the Tucson Unified School District (196971).
She has also worked for Casa Grande Elementary School District (Title 1 Reading Teacher - 197374), Casa Grande Union High School District (1974 - 1997) where she held various positions from teacher to special education director to federal programs coordinator and finally assistant principal.
After 23 years at CGUHS, Mrs. Roberts
left to assume the position of Superintendent for Stanfield Elementary School District in July of 1997 where she
remained until hired by Dr. Jack W. Harmon to work for the Pinal County School Superintendent's Office in April 2000.
She assumed the position of Assistant.
husband, Leonard (Tad), make their home in a rural area near the town of Casa Grande.
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