Sharon Pepukayi

Superintendent, Talbot County Public Schools (Md.)

Sharon M. Pepukayi currently serves as the superintendent of Talbot County Public Schools
(TCPS). Prior to moving back home to Talbot County, she served as the assistant superintendent
of Appoquinimink School District in Middletown, Delaware. She has over 30 years of experience
in public school education.

Pepukayi’s prior experiences in education include elementary teacher, assistant principal,
and principal in Delaware and Ohio. Because of her passion for teaching and educating, she has
facilitated an Aspiring Administrator’s Program, mentors school-aged youth, served on various
state committees around principal pipelines and evaluations, and speaks at national

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Bennett College (NC); Master of Arts
in Early and Middle Childhood Education from The Ohio State University, and Doctor of
Education in Innovation and Leadership from Wilmington University (DE).

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