Greetings from the Office of the Superintendent
I am excited to welcome you to the start of the 2023-24 school year! As we prepare to return to our schools and classrooms in just a little over two weeks, I want to express my excitement and enthusiasm for another year of joyful learning and extraordinary education. I especially want to welcome the newest members of our community and the many educators, families, and students who have all recently arrived in Brookline. From our ongoing work in the multi-year strategic plan, changes to our website, and a renewed focus on culture and equity, I look forward to helping you make PSB a vibrant and supportive space for everyone!
Linus J. Guillory Jr., PhD - Superintendent
Since 2021, Dr. Linus Guillory has served as the Superintendent for the Public Schools of Brookline. He brings a wealth of experience to the community, having been a classroom teacher, a principal, curriculum leader, and deputy superintendent over his 20-year career in education across the United States.
Prior to joining Brookline, Dr. Guillory served as the Chief Schools Officer in the Lowell Public Schools, where he led the improvement of instruction, professional development, and performance management for the district’s twenty-five schools. Dr. Guillory also worked as the Deputy Superintendent of Teaching and Learning, Chief of Schools, and Director of Science at the Rochester City School District in Rochester, NY. In those capacities, Dr. Guillory helped shape the district’s improvement efforts, co-chairing a 10-year strategic financial, facilities and education master planning team, as well as realigning and diversifying staff to appropriately support students and their needs.
In addition, he worked at the NASA Space Center in Houston for 6 years as an education specialist helping educators access NASA education products. Dr. Guillory also served as the program director for the Johnson Space Center (JSC) Pre-Service Teacher Fellowship Institute, a program designed to recruit, identify, support, and expose underrepresented future teachers to NASA and establish networks with Historically Black Colleges and Universities and Hispanic-Serving Institutions.
Dr. Guillory earned his BA in Biology with a minor in chemistry at Texas A&M; he went on to earn his PHD in Environmental Science at Oklahoma State University.