Teach For America San Diego
Dr. Randolph E. Ward was hired as the Executive Director of Teach For America in October 2018. At TFA San Diego, he has led the team in a strategic shift to accelerate the impact of the organization. He also consults with the California Collaborative for Educational Excellence (CCEE) as a systems coach for school districts in distress. Dr. Ward retired as the San Diego County Superintendent of Schools in November 2016, after having served since August 2006. At the San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE), Dr. Ward led the organization in completing its first formal Strategic Plan. As part of that planning process, he and the SDCOE staff worked with educational and community leaders throughout the county to craft the specific elements of the new Strategic Plan. Areas of emphasis included digital literacy, leadership development, closing the achievement gap, and ensuring global workplace readiness for all students.
Meet Our Board
CEO La Jolla MJ Management, LLC
Former Board Chair
Co-Founder Atlas Crown Financial, Inc.
Founder Burnham Center for Community Advancement (BCCA)
President & CEO Rady Children's Hospital
Donald B. Kearns, MD
Founder & Managing Partner MEK Consulting Group
Sr. Vice President & Chief People Officer YMCA of San Diego County
Pedro M. Reyes
Managing Principal & Partner Ace Parking
Advisor, County Supervisor of San Diego; School Board President Vista Unified SD
EVP and GM Mitchelll (Enlyt) of International (APD) division
VP of Strategic Growth San Diego Squared (SD2)