Gwen Chan named interim SFUSD Superintendent
Gwen Chan. File photo.
By Aimee Strain, Bay City News Service
February 1, 2006
SAN FRANCISCO (BCN) - The San Francisco Unified School
District Board of Education has appointed a new interim superintendent,
who will begin Feb. 1.
Gwen Chan, a graduate of the district, has been a career educator
in San Francisco for almost 40 years, according to the district.
Chan has moved up the ranks, first beginning as a teacher, moving
to principal, associate superintendent of schools, chief development
officer and most recently Chan served as the deputy superintendent,
according to the district.
Chan will be the first Chinese American to serve as head of the
San Francisco Unified School District.
Chan will begins her new position today.
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