Cheryl Mango-Paget

Coconino County Superintendent of Schools

Cheryl Mango-Paget has been leading educational initiatives since 1989 and is running for the Coconino County Superintendent of Schools.  For the past twelve years, Cheryl has worked for the Coconino County Education Service Agency as a Professional Development Coordinator and Associate Superintendent. During her tenure at the Education Service Agency, Cheryl has co-authored/led successful National Science Foundation, Governor’s Offices of Youth, Faith, and Family, Mathematics and Science Projects, Title III, Arizona Community Foundation, STEM, and literacy grants, totaling over 15 million dollars. Through these awarded funds she has collaboratively developed and served as an instructor on fourteen (14) STEM professional development courses which have impacted over 1000 teachers and their students in Flagstaff and throughout Arizona.  Cheryl has received numerous awards for her service including a National Public Service award (2015 & 2017) and STEM City Community Leader (2018) and the Office of Innovation and Development received the STEM Organization of the Year award under her leadership in 2019. Previously, Cheryl spent twenty years as an educator in Indianapolis, Indiana. Cheryl taught elementary school, served as a building level administrator, district Master Teacher, and taught graduate classes at Marian University. During this time, she earned the Teacher of the Year Award, Olin B. Davis Award, two school-based National Blue-Ribbon awards, and was the recipient of several programmatic grants. Ms. Mango-Paget earned her BS in education at Indiana University. She also holds a MS in Curriculum and Instruction and in School Administration from Indiana University Purdue University of Indianapolis. Cheryl is an active member of the Democratic Party in Coconino County.