Superintendent's Office

Karen Garza,  SuperintendentKaren Garza, Ph.D.

Dr. Karen Garza has served as Superintendent of Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) since July 1, 2013. More.


Steven Lockard, Ph.D.
Deputy Superintendent

Serves as the deputy to the division superintendent and manages all Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) educational programs at the district and school levels. More.


About Us

The mission of the Superintendent's Office is to provide overall leadership and strategic direction to the school division in conjunction with the School Board.

The Superintendent's Office ensures the school system's education and administrative functions operate efficiently and effectively. The office ensures necessary short and long term action plans are developed and implemented to achieve the school board goals and operational expectations.

The office serves students, parents, families, business, and community members.


Dr. Garza’s Keynote Presentation at the 2014 Leadership Conference


Interview - Dr. Garza, Leadership Conference 2014



Portrait of a Graduate

Strategic Plan for FCPS

Student Achievement Goals and Projects

Superintendent's Entry Plan

Foundation for Fairfax County Public Schools

Division Organization (effective 7/1/14)


Karen Garza, Ph.D.

Steven Lockard, Ph.D.
Deputy Superintendent

Francisco Durán, Ed.D.
Chief Academic Officer

Marty K. Smith
Chief of Staff

Susan Quinn
Chief Operating Officer

Christine Donohue
Director of Operations

John Foster
Division Counsel

FCPS Education Foundation

8115 Gatehouse Rd.,
Falls Church, VA  22042
571-423-1007       (Fax)

Webpage Curator

Nancy Moy

Last Updated

November 21, 2015