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Chief Academic Officer Brent Stephens

Brent Stephens

Chief Academic Officer

As Chief Academic Officer for SFUSD, Brent Stephens leads the division of Curriculum & Instruction for the district, working in partnership with schools and other departments to support great learning and teaching. Prior to this role, he worked as an assistant superintendent with elementary schools in San Francisco and has been the principal in middle and K-8 schools in California and Massachusetts. A National Board Certified Teacher, Mr. Stephens worked as a Spanish bilingual teacher in Oakland and Boston and began his career as a special education paraprofessional. He holds a doctorate from Harvard University and has published on school reform with Harvard Education Press. As much as his busy schedule permits, he loves to make art and music and is the proud father of his daughter Marin.