Dr. John Ramos is currently, the superintendent in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Under his leadership the school district and supporting community developed an aggressive five-year strategic plan endorsing the focused mission to graduate all students “college ready” and prepared to succeed in life. “EXPECT GREAT THINGS” became the district’s mantra, and the system pursued a path to greater success as indicated by its Broad Prize finalist status in both 2006 and 2007.
Prior to serving in Bridgeport, Dr. Ramos was Deputy Commissioner for Educational Programs and Services for the Connecticut State Department of Education, superintendent of the Watertown, CT school system, Assistant Superintendent in Norwalk, CT, and high school principal in both Norwalk and Providence, Rhode Island. Dr. Ramos received his doctorate in Educational Administration from Teachers College, Columbia University, his M.P.A. from the University of Rhode Island, and a bachelor’s degree in English and American Literature from Brown University.