Glenda Sheffield, Ed.D. Biography

Glenda Sheffield, Ed.D.
South Instructional Superintendent, Secondary
School District of Palm Beach County


Dr. Glenda Sheffield has been employed with the School District of Palm Beach County for twenty‐three
years. She has served in the capacity of teacher, assistant principal, and principal. Dr. Sheffield’s
leadership is very diverse, she has had experience at the elementary, middle and high school levels.

During her tenure as principal, Dr. Sheffield has successfully closed the achievement gap with low
performing students’ at all three levels. In addition, she has increased the high school graduation rate
from 82% to 89.9% within a four‐year period.

Dr. Sheffield received her Bachelor of Science degree in Administration from Voorhees College, Master
of Education in Business Education from Bowling Green State University, Educational Specialist in
Educational Leadership and Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern

Dr. Sheffield is also a former participant of the Harvard University Principal Leadership Academy.