John J. Pedicone
Director of Education Policy

John J. Pedicone is an educational consultant, having served as the Superintendent of Tucson Unified School District until his retirement on June 30, 2013.  Prior to this appointment, he was a Distinguished Senior Faculty Fellow in the Educational Leadership Program in the College of Education at the University of Arizona, and the Vice-president of the Southern Arizona Leadership Council.

Dr. Pedicone retired from Flowing Wells School District, where he served as an administrator for 22 years.  His administrative leadership in the district included serving as junior high school assistant principal, high school principal (during which time the high school was selected as the #1 school in the State of Arizona A+ program and received the U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon School award), assistant superintendent and superintendent.