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FCS Announces New Chief Operations Officer

Noel MaloofSuperintendent Mike Looney today announced Noel Maloof will become the new Chief Operations Officer for Fulton County Schools. The Cabinet-level position oversees the non-instructional functions that support the school district, such as capital programs, facilities services, operational planning, school nutrition, and transportation.

"Mr. Maloof is an exceptional addition to our Fulton County Schools leadership team," said Superintendent Mike Looney, Ed.D. "In addition to relevant regional, district-level experience with operations, he brings a depth of school-based leadership experience as a former principal, assistant principal, and teacher."

Maloof currently is Deputy Chief Operations Officer in DeKalb County Schools and previously served the City Schools of Decatur as its Chief Operations Officer and Executive Director of Operations. He also has served as a school-based administrator at every level of K-12 education, including principal at Vanderlyn Elementary School, Dunwoody High School, and Decatur High School; assistant principal at DeKalb Alternative School and Dunwoody High School; and as a high school English teacher.

"I am very excited to join the Fulton County Schools team. This will be a great opportunity for us to continue the great work the district is doing to support our students and teachers," said Maloof. "Having been part of the schoolhouse for so many years as a teacher and administrator I have a deep understanding of the important work we do in Operations. There are always challenges ahead, but I look forward to collaborating with the FCS team to meet those challenges. Together we will work to provide the best learning environment possible for all students in Fulton County Schools."

Maloof holds a Master's of Education degree in Administration and Supervision from the University of West Georgia and a Bachelor's degree in English from Georgia State University.

"The School Board is pleased to welcome Mr. Maloof to Fulton County Schools and we look forward to the insights he will bring as an experienced operations chief and former school leader," said Board President Julia Bernath. "We also thank Louis Mosley, our interim chief operations officer, for ensuring continuity of operations and a smooth transition of leadership during a critical time in our school year."

Maloof will begin his new role with Fulton County Schools on May 17.