Office of Schools

  • Welcome to the Office of Schools. Under the leadership of Nidia Ashby, the Office of Schools oversees school administrators, leads professional learning for administrators, implements district policy, implements research-based best practices, manages organizational structures and functions, and assures compliance with local, state, and federal regulations. 

    The Office of Schools works with multiple stakeholders to improve the overall quality and effectiveness of our schools with the goal of building brighter futures for every student attending DPSCD, which will manifest in every DPSCD student being college and career ready upon graduation.  

    Ms. Nidia Ashby serves as the Chief of Schools for Detroit Public Schools Community District. Ms. Ashby has strategic leadership over schools, principals and principal supervisors, special education, climate and culture, equity, and mentoring.


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