Aurora Lora, Superintendent

  • Aurora Lora is responsible for leading and overseeing Oklahoma City Public Schools with approximately 46,000 students and 5,000 staff members.

    Lora joined Team OKCPS in 2014 and was responsible for developing, implementing and supervising districtwide curriculum, working with human resources to train and evaluate staff, and monitoring student achievement and school effectiveness.

    Prior to this, Lora served as an Assistant Superintendent for the Dallas Independent School District, Executive Director of PK-12 schools for Seattle Public Schools, and was a middle/high school principal in Portland Public Schools. A 2000 Teach For America corps member, Lora taught 4th grade at Ryan Elementary School in Houston, Texas.

    She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin and master’s in education policy and management from Harvard University.

    Superintendent Appearance Request

    • ALL requests for appearances by the superintendent (internal and external) are coordinated through the Superintendent's Office.
    • Only requests received from the online Appearance Request Form will be considered. 
    • The Superintendent's Office will respond to ALL submitted requests within 5 business days.

    Superintendent Appearance Request Form


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    Contact Aurora Lora
    Email the Superintendent

    Executive Assistant
    Sandy Brown
    (405) 587-0448

    Media Requests
    Please call OKCPS Communications
    (405) 587-NEWS

    Office Location
    Northeast Academy
    3100 N Kelley Ave
    Oklahoma City, OK 73111