Olga Cobb has been a long-time familiar face in SKPS. Starting in 2000, Cobb began as a bilingual instructional assistant before moving into the role of community school outreach coordinator, school office specialist and grant coordinator. Olga has served as a district leader working for 11 years as principal at Highland and Chávez and leading the teacher preparation partnership between Chávez Elementary and two Salem-Keizer area universities.
Prior to being named assistant superintendent in 2021, Cobb served as a director of elementary education, providing leadership to elementary school principals on programs that help students learn and thrive.
Olga is equity focused in thinking and practice and centers her leadership on care and connection for students, families and community.