Superintendent Harrison Peters
Harrison Peters was named the State Turnaround Superintendent for the Providence Public School District (PPSD) on January 27, 2020. He brings to this new role his decades of education experience, a commitment to leadership development and community engagement at all levels, and a firm belief that all students can succeed with the right support.
Superintendent Peters has worked at all levels of education. He is a former elementary school teacher, a middle and high school principal, and a senior leader in such large, diverse school districts as Chicago Public Schools and the Houston Independent School District. Most recently, Peters served as the Deputy Superintendent and Chief of Schools for Hillsborough County, a public school district in the greater Tampa area that serves more than 206,000 students.