"I'm not interested in systems improvement, I'm interested in systems change. We need to change the system so that all kids are being served." - Richard Carranza
Richard Carranza is the Superintendent of the San Francisco Unified School District. Richard began his tenure as Superintendent in July, 2012. During his tenure, Richard has led the implementation of numerous initiatives that have resulted in continuous improvement for the students of his school district.
Richard has served as teacher, site and district administrator, and superintendent. These experienced have provided Richard with a perspective on the challenges and opportunities unique to public education. In addition, having entered the public school system speaking no English, Richard experienced first-hand the transformational power of access and equity in providing a rich and rewarding education to all students.