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Donna Micheaux ’75, Wayne Walters D’07 Take New Leadership Positions in Pittsburgh District

Two IUP alumni recently took on new leadership positions in the Pittsburgh Public Schools.

Donna Micheaux

Donna Micheaux (Photo courtesy of Pittsburgh Public Schools)

In July 2014, Donna Micheaux ’75 returned to the district as deputy superintendent. Previously, she was substitute superintendent in Wilkinsburg in addition to assistant executive director for organizational leadership and development at the Allegheny Intermediate Unit. Micheaux started her career at Pittsburgh Public Schools and went on to work for the University of Pittsburgh’s Institute of Learning, the Department of Education, and the Dallas Independent School District as chief of schools officer. The 2011 IUP Distinguished Alumni Award winner received master’s and doctoral degrees from Pitt and graduated from the Broad Superintendents Academy.

Wayne Walters

Wayne Walters with students (Photo courtesy of Pittsburgh Public Schools)

Wayne Walters D’07 was named assistant superintendent for the district’s grades 6-12 schools. In addition to his new duties, he will continue to serve as principal of Pittsburgh Obama 6-12. Earlier in 2014, he was named among the New Pittsburgh Courier’s Men of Excellence.