Dr. Christina Grant
Acting State Superintendent
DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE)
Dr. Christina Grant is the Acting State Superintendent of Education for the Office of the State Superintendent of Education. She is a seasoned leader with two decades of experience overseeing complex budgets, accountability systems, and policy and politics across several organizations. Her leadership is grounded in the belief that diversity and inclusiveness is the cornerstone needed to truly transform public education and our world.
She recently served as the Chief of Charter Schools and Innovation for The School District of Philadelphia, where she oversaw a budget of more than $1 billion. Her career began as a public school teacher in Harlem; since then, she’s held numerous roles in education, including as Superintendent of the Great Oaks Foundation and Deputy Executive Director at the New York City Department of Education.
She has a doctorate in education with a focus on organizational leadership University of Pennsylvania; two master’s degrees: one in organizational leadership and one in teaching and adolescent reading.