Superintendent Charlotte Macaluso
Charlotte Macaluso

With a focus on equity for all students, innovation and high quality education, Charlotte Macaluso serves as Superintendent of Pueblo City Schools, the largest school system in Southern Colorado.

Superintendent Macaluso is a former graduate of Pueblo East High School and Pueblo native and has spent her entire professional career of 25 years working for Pueblo City Schools. Her professional experience includes serving at various levels including teacher, principal, central office administrator, and now as our superintendent.

Starting out as a teacher, she advanced into administration and has most recently served as the principal of Risley International Academy of Innovation where her leadership was praised as being instrumental in helping the school become an authorized World School through International Baccalaureate Program. 

Following her position at Risley, she accepted a role in the central administration office working as the Executive Director of Continuous Improvement and Innovation. Recognizing her strong work ethic and leadership abilities, she was appointed to the Interim Superintendent of Schools by the Board of Education - a position she held for 6 months before the Board unanimously voted to officially appoint her as the school district's Superintendent in February 2017.

Since accepting her role as the School District’s Superintendent, she’s continued to strengthen relationships with the Colorado Department of Education as our school district continues to enhance our Innovation Zone and strategic partnerships to help our students succeed.

Superintendent Macaluso holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Science from the University of Southern Colorado, and a Master of Arts Degree in Diverse Learner from the University of Phoenix. She has her Professional Teaching License in Elementary Education and a Professional Licensure in School Administrations with an endorsement in English as a Second Language (ESL) from Adams State University. Most recently, Superintendent Macaluso completed the RELAY Graduate School of Education program which has been widely implemented throughout our school district.

Superintendent Macaluso was the recipient of the 2005 Administrative Leader of Reading award from the Colorado Council of the International Reading Association. She and her husband Mike have two grown children who have both attended Pueblo City Schools. Her interests include reading and traveling.

Superintendent Macaluso is a proven leader who is widely respected among her peers in the school district. She looks forward to working closely with the community to ensure that every student is given the opportunity to excel in our public education system.

For additional information, the Superintendent can be reached at (719) 549-7103 or by e-mail