Dr. Rebecca Lowry is a former school superintendent who balances a busy career as an educational leader with a commitment to serving civic and community organizations. A member of the Rotary Club of Dayton and the Rotary Club of Cleveland in Ohio, Rebecca Lowry supported the Ruritans Club of Montross, Virginia, while serving as a superintendent with that community’s school district. During her tenure as Superintendent of Westmoreland County, Virginia she helped facilitate significant collaborations between the school division and the local chapter of the NAACP which served to support students and their families throughout the county. Increases in college applications which went hand in hand with the breaking down of communication barriers around the intricacies of financial aid eligibility were also noteworthy accomplishments of Dr. Lowry's superintendency.
Dr. Lowry has demonstrated a commitment to the community in her educational career, as well. Dedicated to improving learning outcomes for every student, especially underserved and disenfranchised populations, she has crafted academic programs and spearheaded educational initiatives in every position she has held throughout her career. Dr. Lowry also maintains this focus in her current role as a school psychologist with Cumberland Therapies, a Chicago based consulting firm, with placement in the Ansonia Local Schools in Darke County, Ohio.
Previously, Dr. Lowry spent several years as superintendent of schools with Westmoreland County Public Schools in Montross, Virginia. In her leadership capacity with the district, she managed an $18 million budget while implementing programs that consistently improved student performance.
Prior to her endeavors with Westmoreland Country Public Schools, Dr. Lowry served in leadership positions with the Chichester School District in Boothwyn, Pennsylvania, and the Cleveland Municipal School District. While working in Cleveland, she received the Educator of the Year Award from the Rotary Club.