Kevin ChavezChairperson - San Francisco

Kevin has been working in education as a teacher and administrator for over 20 years in the Midwest, South America and the Bay Area. He holds a BS in Education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from Concordia University-Portland. He has worked as a dual language educator as a classroom teacher, site-based program coordinator, central office instructional coach/teacher on special assignment and as an administrator. He has shared his expertise in dual language education by working as a Two-Way Bilingual Immersion consultant with a number of school districts in the Bay Area. Kevin believes that by providing access to well-articulated, high-quality dual language programs that focus on academic achievement, inclusive practices and the promotion of positive self-esteem we will create global citizens who are ready to become our future leaders. His passion and drive are to serve students and families with innovative services and supports that address the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse populations. Kevin believes that the teaching and learning begins with truly knowing who our students are and how our mindsets impact student learning on a daily basis.