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Marjorie Kaplan, PhD

Adjunct Professor in Education


PhD - Arizona State University
MA - Arizona State University
BA - Smith College

Marjorie Kaplan, Ph.D. is an Adjunct Professor in the Educational Leadership Department at Ottawa in Phoenix. Dr. Kaplan earned her doctorate in Educational Administration at Arizona State University. She has been a teacher, principal, assistant superintendent and superintendent. Most of her experience has been in Arizona, except for 16 years when she served as superintendent of the Shawnee Mission School District in Kansas.  In Phoenix, she was superintendent of Paradise Valley Unified for eight years and assistant superintendent there for three years. She lives in the Phoenix area and, most recently, was director of a training program for principals at Arizona State University. She was an Adjunct Professor at ASU for 15 years and has taught at Ottawa for 24 years. She has been honored as Arizona Superintendent of the Year. 

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