Jeffrey A. Lawson, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools
Dr. Jeffrey A. Lawson was appointed as Superintendent of Cecil County Public Schools by the Board of Education of Cecil County on May 14, 2018. Following the announcement, Dr. Lawson stated, “I am humbled, grateful, and inspired by the level of support I have been given from CCPS staff throughout this entire process. I will work each day to continually improve this school system so that we can better serve our students and families.”
Dr. Lawson has 34 years of experience in K-12 education; nine of those years with Cecil County Public Schools serving as the Executive Director of High School Education, and then moving into the Associate Superintendent of Education Services position. Prior to arriving in Cecil County in 2009, Dr. Lawson spent twenty-five years as a public educator in Delaware schools where he served as a high school mathematics teacher, assistant principal, middle and high school principal, central office director, and education associate for Delaware’s Department of Education. Additionally, he has been an adjunct instructor at the University of Delaware since 1999 teaching undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral level courses.
Dr. Lawson earned an Associate’s Degree from Delaware Technical and Community College, a Bachelor’s Degree from Wilmington University, a Master’s Degree from Delaware State University, and his Doctoral Degree from the University of Delaware.