Dr. Gregory Ewing joined the Las Cruces Public Schools on Dec. 5, 2016 as Superintendent. He has a total of 33 years of educational experience as a teacher and administrator, and was named the Hispanic Serving Administrator of the Year by the Association of Latino Administrators & Superintendents (ALAS) for his work, passion, and commitment to education. He also received the 2016 Special Educator Award from Univision.

Dr. Ewing was previously the Chief Accountability and Research Officer with the Cobb County School District in Marietta, Georgia. Ewing’s experience also includes 16 years as a classroom teacher and 14 years a district administrator — including 10 years as a curriculum supervisor and four years as the senior leader in charge of accountability, charter schools, ESOL programs and alternative schools. He was also formerly an assistant professor at Kennesaw State University in Georgia, where he taught for 20 years while working full-time as a K-12 educator.

He also has experience as a district administrator for English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), foreign languages, international welcome centers, intensive English language program schools, and dual-language programs. Dr. Ewing holds Level IIIA New Mexico teacher certification for grades 6-12 in Language Arts, Social Studies, Psychology, Modern and Classical Languages, and ESOL. He also holds Level IIIB administrative certification, K-12.

He has a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Classics, and a Master’s of Science degree with double concentrations – Social Foundations of Education/Educational Policy Studies and Latin and Italian literature –  both from Georgia State University in Atlanta. His Doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology is from the University of Sarasota in Florida