Nov. 21, 2019–Chresal D. Threadgill / MCPSS Superintendent

Chresal D. Threadgill is a native of Mobile, AL, and is a graduate of John L. LeFlore High School. Chresal attended Alabama State University where he received a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership. He began his educational journey at Greenville Middle School in Butler County where he served as a middle school P.E. Teacher/Coach. After only two years, the administration took note of Mr. Threadgill’s excellent leadership ability and he was encouraged to become a part of the administrative team at Greenville Middle School. After only two years of teaching, Chresal became the Vice-Principal. Mr. Threadgill later relocated to Troy Alabama, where he worked as Assistant Principal of Charles Henderson Middle School and later became the Principal. After his work was completed at the building level, Mr. Threadgill then moved to the district office to serve as Assistant Superintendent. As the Assistant Superintendent of Troy City Schools, his responsibilities included being Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Director of Special Education, and Director of Federal Programs, as well as additional supervisory responsibilities. Chresal’s tenure as Assistant Superintendent prepared him for his next appointment as Superintendent of Elba City Schools. Mr. Threadgill served as the leader of Elba City Schools for five years and during his leadership, the system was able to grow to heights some viewed as impossible. Recently, Mr. Threadgill returned home as the Chief of Staff for Mobile County Public Schools where he worked in close conjunction with the Superintendent in overseeing 7,500 employees and approximately 55,000 students. Currently, Mr. Threadgill serves as the Superintendent of Mobile County Public Schools, which is the largest and oldest school system in the State of Alabama.

Throughout many of Mr. Threadgill’s leadership positions, he has received numerous accolades and recognitions for his dedication and commitment in the field of education. Mr. Threadgill was recently selected as the sole representative from the State of Alabama to participate in the Texas Superintendent’s Academy, at Lamar University. In addition, he served as the District III President in the Alabama School Superintendents Association. While serving as the District III representative Chresal was named Superintendent of the Year for District III. Chresal was also appointed as the Chairman of the Advisory Council for the College of Education at Troy University. His most recent accolade includes being featured in The School Superintendents Association (AASA) publication based on his proven record of leadership within the field of education.

Throughout his journey, Mr. Threadgill’s priority has remained with his ultimate support system; his family. Chresal is married to LaTanya Threadgill, and together they have three beautiful children, Sydni, Alex and Coleman.

Mr. Chresal D. Threadgill has a passion for doing what is best for ALL children and this philosophy is deeply engrained in the work he does each day to serve the students of Alabama.