About the Superintendent

  • Charlotte Macaluso, M.A.

    Superintendent Charlotte Macaluso Charlotte Macaluso is the superintendent of Pueblo City School District No. 60 in Pueblo, Colorado. With a focus on equity for all students, innovation and high-quality education, she has led the largest school system in Southern Colorado since February 2017.

    Superintendent Charlotte Macaluso is a Pueblo native and has dedicated her 26-year career in education to serving the Pueblo community.  She began her educational career as a teacher and instructional coach. She then went on to serve as the Principal of Spann Elementary and Risley International Academy of Innovation. In addition, she has served as Executive Director of Elementary Education and Federal Programs and Executive Director of Innovation and Continuous Improvement in Pueblo City Schools.

    Superintendent Macaluso holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Science/Elementary Education from the University of Southern Colorado (CSU-P) and a Master of Arts Degree in Diverse Learner from the University of Phoenix.  She holds a Professional Licensure in Elementary Education and a Professional Licensure in School Administration/Principal as well as an endorsement in English as a Second Language from Adams State University. Superintendent Macaluso recently completed the RELAY Graduate School of Education program and is currently a fellow of the Latino Leadership Institute at the University of Denver. 

    Her career highlights include working to advance equity and improve outcomes for all students by improving the quality of instruction and developing district systems that are coherent and aligned to the District Strategic Plan. The Strategic Plan outlines the goals to ensure students are provided with the distinctive educational experiences that prepare students for college, career and a life of purpose and impact.

    She was the recipient of the Administrative Leader of Reading Award from the Colorado Council of the International Reading Association, 2005. Her expertise in literacy has enabled her to serve as a presenter at various reading conferences in Colorado and the nation. Charlotte has also served on the CO State Read to Achieve Board appointed by the Governor. Involvement with the community is important to Charlotte Macaluso, therefore, she collaborates with many governmental agencies, community businesses and nonprofit organizations to provide the highest quality of education and care for students.

    She is a loving wife of 23 years to her husband Mike and a mom of two adult children and dog Mowgli. She enjoys reading, camping and traveling.

D60 Superintendents

  • James H. Risley, 1946

    Gilbert S. Willey, 1946-47

    Paul L. Kirk (interim), 1947-48, 1952

    Ernest M. Hanson, 1948-52

    Charles Davis, 1952-56

    John Dunlap, 1956-59

    Lee R. Williamson, 1969-74

    Robert Freeman, 1974-80

    Halsey Cook (interim), 1980-81

    Phillip Schoo, 1981-85

    Edmund Vallejo, Interim, 1985-86

    Edmund Vallejo, 1985-1991

    Henry Roman, interim, 1991-92

    Leonard Burns, 1992

    Henry Roman, 1992-99

    Joyce Bales, 1999-2006

    John Covington, 2006-09

    Kathy West, 2009-10

    Maggie Lopez, 2010-14

    Constance Jones, 2014-16

    Charlotte Macaluso, 2016-Present


    Predecessors to D60

    District One

    James S. McClung, 1882-86, 1887-1905

    John H. Voorhees, 1887

    George Loomis, 1905-08

    Milton C. Potter, 1908-12

    Frank Slutz, 1912-17

    J.W. McClinton, 1917-20

    J.H. Wagner, 1921

    James H. Risley, 1921-46


    District Twenty

    Preston W. Search, 1888-1894

    H.E. Robbins, 1894, 1896

    John F. Keating, 1896-1936

    Raymond E. Redmond, 1936-43

    Paul L. Kirk, 1943-46