Karen Ann Treadup has been named Deputy Superintendent of New Bedford Public Schools. The principal of Carney Academy for the past eight years, Treadup begins her new position July 1, 2018.
A New Bedford native and lifelong city resident, Treadup has served New Bedford Public Schools for 31 years, beginning as a Special Education teacher in 1987. She holds a Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership from Bridgewater State University.
A third-generation New Bedford educator, Treadup’s career follows in the footsteps of her mother and grandmother, both of whom were city schoolteachers before her.
In accepting the position, Karen Treadup said “It has been a privilege and honor to have served the students and families of the NBPS since 1987. I look forward to working with Superintendent Anderson as I continue this service to the students, families and the New Bedford community in my role as Deputy Superintendent.”