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Leadership Team

Public schools are a measure of our democracy that help to teach the next generation how to lead. Under the guidance of Superintendent Richard Carranza, 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.

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Richard A. Carranza, Superintendent

Richard A. Carranza was sworn in as the new superintendent of San Francisco Unified School District on June 27, 2012. Mr. Carranza has held the position of Deputy Superintendent of Instruction, Innovation and Social Justice at the district since 2009. He succeeds Carlos A. Garcia, who has been at the helm of San Francisco’s public schools for the past five years.  Read more here.

Guadalupe Guerrero, Deputy Superintendent of Instruction, Innovation, and Social Justice

Guadalupe Guerrero implements the district’s strategic plan. His responsibilities include redesigning of the district’s central office to better support school sites and ensuring core instructional curriculum achieves equitable educational results for all students. Read more here.

Myong Leigh, Deputy Superintendent of Policy and Operations

Myong Leigh has been an SFUSD staff member 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. Mr. Leigh is responsible for the development and implementation of district policy, business services, facilities, human resources, information technology, student nutrition, intergovernmental relations, public engagement, and communications. Read more here.

Don Davis, General Counsel

Don Davis began work as the General Counsel of the San Francisco Unified School District on January 10, 2012. He has a great deal of experience in education law, litigation, transactional law and law office management. His life's passions are public service and public education. Read more here.

Laura Moran, Chief of Staff

Laura Moran brings 30 years of private and public sector experience to her role of Chief of Staff for the San Francisco Unified School District. She works with the Executive Team to implement their ambitious strategic plan to close the opportunity gap ensuring all 55,000 students graduate with the 21st century skills they need to be college and career ready. Read more here.