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Leadership Team

Public schools are a measure of our democracy that help to teach the next generation how to lead. San Francisco's public schools focus on promoting intellectual growth, creativity, and self-discipline so that each child has an equal opportunity to achieve their maximum potential.

Dr. Vincent Matthews, Superintendent

Superintendent Dr. Vincent Matthews

A native of San Francisco, Vincent Matthews completed his PK-12 education as a student at William DiAvila, formally Dudley Stone ECE, Grattan Elementary, Hoover Middle and JE McAteer High School. Following graduation from McAteer, Matthews earned his Bachelor of Arts, teaching credential and eventually his doctorate in education from San Francisco State University. Read more.

Myong Leigh, Deputy Superintendent of Policy & Operations

Deputy Superintendent Myong Leigh

Myong Leigh, Deputy Superintendent of Policy & Operations has worked at SFUSD for more than a decade, dedicating his career in public education to seeking adequate school funding so educators can to do their best work with students and families. Read more.

 

Gentle Blythe, Deputy Superintendent of Strategic Partnerships and Communications

Interim Deputy Superintendent Gentle Blythe

Deputy Superintendent Gentle Blythe has held a variety of roles in public education and community development, serving as a teacher, school reform facilitator, community organizer, and administrator at schools and community-based organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area and Providence, Rhode Island. Read more.

 

Dawn Kamalanathan
Chief of Facilities

Chief of Facilities Dawn Kamalanathan

Jean Robertson
Chief of Special Education

Chief of Special Education Jean Robertson

Gentle Blythe, Deputy Superintendent of Strategic Partnerships and Communications

Interim Deputy Superintendent Gentle Blythe