• Matt Haney

    Vice President of San Francisco Board of Education

    A Bay Area native, Matt is the Vice-President of the San Francisco Board of Education, which determines policy for all public schools in San Francisco. Matt is also the Director of Policy at Rebuild the Dream, where he leads policy advocacy for #cut50, a bipartisan initiative to cut the prison population in half in ten years, and #YesWeCode, an initiative to create a pipeline for 100,000 low opportunity youth to become the best coders, computer engineers and designers in the world. He is an Education Fellow and Adjunct Faculty Member at the Stanford d.school, where he uses design thinking and human centered design to incubate new ideas in education relating to student voice and student engagement.

    Matt has a BA from UC Berkeley, an MA from Stanford University School of Education, a JD from Stanford Law School with a focus on education law, and an LLM in Human Rights from National University of Ireland where he was a Senator George Mitchell Scholar. Matt was the former Executive Director of the University of California Student Association, and is is the co-founder and Chair of Citizen Hope, a Bay Area organization which encourages civic engagement and community service. Matt is a member of the Board of Emerge CA, the Mission Economic Development Agency, Advisory Board for Music Mural and Arts Program, a member of the Glide Legacy Committee, member of the 2012 Democratic Party National Platform Committee, delegate to the California Democratic Party, and an appointee to Attorney General Kamala Harris’ Education and Truancy Workgroup.

     

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