TULSA – The deputy superintendent of Tulsa Public Schools announced her decision to step down Friday.
Tulsa Public Schools sent a statement saying that Deputy Supt. Kim Dyce’s last day would be June 30, 2016.
“We are deeply grateful to Dr. Dyce for her work on behalf of Tulsa teachers, students, and families,” said Superintendent Deborah Gist in a message to staff. “She has demonstrated a tireless commitment to equity in education, and to her belief that every child can reach our highest expectations.”
In the statement it noted that Dyce would be leaving her position to “pursue some exciting new professional opportunities.”
“I have had some wonderful experiences at Tulsa Public Schools, and I am proud of my accomplishments during my tenure,” said Dyce. “I’m excited by the district’s bold new mission and vision, and I know that I’ll continue to hear great things about the work taking place in Tulsa. At the same time, I’m eager to explore other professional avenues in the public education field. I wish the teachers, staff, students and families of this amazing community the very best.”
A longtime educator, Dyce has worked in public education for over 26 years, and has served children and families in positions previously as teacher, principal, chief of staff, and superintendent.