Superintendent's Office

Dr. Kate Carter

Kate Carter, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools
Phone: (860) 291-1205 
Email: [email protected]

  Ann Walsh

Administrative Assistant
Phone: (860) 291-1205
Email: [email protected]

  Diane Becker

Communications Specialist
Phone: (860) 291-1204
Email: [email protected]

Dr. Kate Carter has proudly served South Windsor Public Schools since 2009. Before becoming the district’s Superintendent in September 2010, she served as the Assistant Superintendent of Personnel and Administration. Prior to her work in South Windsor, Dr. Carter had the rare opportunity to serve as a founding principal for two different schools: Nayaug Elementary School in Glastonbury; and Great Path Academy, a magnet high school that operates on the Manchester Community College campus. She began her career as a high school English teacher, and has also been an adjunct English instructor at Manchester Community College. She currently teaches at Central Connecticut State University within the 093 superintendent preparation program, the same university where she earned her Sixth Year Diploma in Educational Leadership and Doctorate Degree in Educational Leadership. Dr. Carter also holds a Master of Science degree in Education, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Conservation.

Dr. Carter is an active contributor to the field of education both in PK-12 schools as well as higher education. Dr. Carter is passionate about recruiting and mentoring the next generation of school superintendents. She has served on the Board of Directors for Connecticut Association of Public Schools Superintendents (CAPSS), and is a Past President of the Hartford Area Superintendents’ Association. She is an active member in CAPSS serving on both the CAPSS Legislative and Technology Committees. 

Dr. Carter has been a resident of South Windsor since 1999 and feels fortunate to live and work in a community she describes as deeply committed to public education. In her personal life, she is an avid proponent for the preservation of historic buildings. She is a past board member of Wood Memorial Library and the Lutz Children’s Museum, and is a member of the South Windsor Historical Society.  

Link  2023-2026 Strategic Plan
Link  Superintendent's Annual Welcome Back Newsletter
Link 2023-2024 Superintendent's Goals