Leader of transformation.

Expert in urban education.

Advocate for children and families.

Daughter of Selma, Alabama.

Champion for change.

My leadership in numbers

Budgets and Revenue Managed
Infrastructure Managed
Team Led & Developed
Future Leaders Cultivated

What people are saying

"I met her family. They are just wonderful people. She is someone who came out of Selma, Alabama and was able to do well in other parts of the country. To have her in Atlanta is a tribute to the city. She’s among the best superintendents in the country."

— John Lewis
United States Congressman (1986 - 2020)

"Her leadership is bold and inclusive, Dr. Carstarphen is the best Superintendent in the state of Georgia, and our students and community are blessed to have her."

— Demetric Bishop.
GFPSE Immediate Past Executive Director

“You are so impressive. Really proud to be your friend.“

— Art Acevedo
Miami Chief of Police

"Keep doing all that you are. You will never get enough credit or know how far your impact reaches.“

— Qwantayvious Stiggers
Mentee, Former Student