Robinson appointed new assistant superintendent

Robinson appointed new assistant superintendent


Madison County Schools is pleased to announce Dr. Capucine Torrey Robinson will serve as an Assistant Superintendent for the 2024-2025 school year. Dr. Robinson currently serves as director of elementary school services in the district. Her distinguished career in education spans more than three decades, 15 years of which have been in Madison County Schools.

“Dr. Robinson is an outstanding educational leader, and we are blessed by her expertise, wisdom, and enthusiasm for excellence in education. Her talents will be a wonderful complement to our current team of assistant superintendents, and I have full faith she will continue to make a positive impact on our district in this new role,” says MCS Deputy Superintendent Ted Poore.

“I am humbled by this opportunity to serve the faculty, students, and families of Madison County Schools,” says Dr. Robinson, “Our district embodies the Mark of Excellence, and I look forward to building on that strong foundation and supporting the continued success of our schools.”

A dedicated educator since 1990, Dr. Robinson began her career as a teacher in Jackson Public Schools followed by service as a program coordinator, principal, and assistant superintendent. In 2008, she joined Madison County Schools where she has since served as principal of East Flora Elementary School and most recently as director of elementary services. She has earned numerous accolades for outstanding work in the education profession, including Administrator of the Year honors in Jackson Public Schools in 2004 and Madison County Schools in 2018. Her expertise is valued in the community as well; Dr. Robinson has served as a member of the Barksdale Reading Institute Board of Directors and the Mississippi Association for Gifted Children Advisory Board. She is also a past president of the Mississippi Association of Elementary School Administrators. Over the course of her career Dr. Robinson has been tapped to join the Education Policy Fellowship Program at Mississippi State University and has served as President of the Mississippi Early Childhood Association.

Dr. Robinson earned her Doctor of Philosophy Degree at Jackson State University, following a Bachelor of Science Degree and Master of Education Degree from Mississippi College. Dr. Robinson is the proud mother of two grown children, both of whom are graduates of Germantown High School. Her son Grant Robinson, married to Gabrielle Robinson, works as a technology team member at Blue Cross Blue Shield, and her daughter Torrey Robinson is a speech therapist serving as a fellow at the CAY clinic at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

Dr. Robinson will begin serving in her new role beginning July 1, 2024.

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