As Superintendent of Phoenix Elementary School District #1, Mr. Larry Weeks is committed to the success of the preschool through eighth grade students the District serves across the heart of downtown Phoenix. A native Arizonan with both a Master of Business Administration from Webster University and Bachelor of Arts from Arizona State University, he has served in leadership roles in public education and the public sector for over twenty years. He is also engaged in a three-year program with Northern Arizona University to receive his doctorate in Educational Leadership. Prior to being named Superintendent of Phoenix District #1, Mr. Weeks was Assistant Superintendent of Business Services since 2012 where he was responsible for management information systems, maintenance, transportation, human resources and child nutrition.
Mr. Weeks is well known for his expertise in school finance and fiscal responsibility. He is leading the District through the strategic plan to build the infrastructure and technology that will provide state of the art learning environments across the District classrooms and campuses. He leads his teams to find effective ways to drive the maximum resources to the classroom to ensure academic success for each and every student served and provide a rewarding and healthy work environment for all staff members.