Margaret Browne joined Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) this month as the Director of Recruitment and Retention for the Department of Human Resources (HR). Ms. Browne has worked in education since 2006 and is experienced in HR competencies and strategies, including training, resource development and critical evaluation.
She was previously with the District of Columbia Public Schools from 2011-2021 where she served as the director of employee services, communications and training since 2016. In this leadership position, she developed and implemented licensure compliance strategies, communications plans and corresponding personnel actions. She also managed the creation and distribution of targeted and large-scale employee communications. Ms.Browne also served as director of HR Answers from 2012-2016, creating numerous customer resources for HR concerns and needs.
Ms. Browne was employed by the American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence from 2009-2011 and served as a program coordinator helping to improve school district relationships through consistent communication and outreach. At Score! Educational Centers from 2007-2009, she served as the director of marketing. She was a third-grade teacher at Webb-Wheatley Elementary School in Washington, D.C. in 2006-2007 and was instrumental in organizing and coordinating an educational garden program with the National Arboretum. Ms. Browne earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Richmond in 2006.