Script are not enabled
The Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) is committed to serving, inspiring, and promoting student and public school success.
Strategic campaigns to raise awareness of the overall benefits of education
Improving access to inclusive, equitable, high quality education.
Meeting the emerging needs of the community by providing leadership and support for children, schools, and the greater community.
A premier service organization.
Fostering respectful, supportive, and inclusive work environments within and across branches, departments, clusters, and sites.
SAN JOSE, CA – Dr. Jeanette Rodriguez-Chien has been selected as the Chief Academic Officer for the Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE). She will start with the county office on Monday, October 31. Dr. Rodriguez-Chien brings more than 24 years of experience in education, serving as a teacher, school administrator, director, and assistant superintendent. She will oversee the Educational Services Branch which provides leadership and support to school districts through professional development, curriculum/instruction development, assessment and accountability, and district/school improvement services.
"I am confident that Dr. Rodriguez-Chien's wide range of experience will increase and expand our educational services for school districts in our county," said County Superintendent of Schools Jon R. Gundry. "Her leadership and the work of her team is a critical piece of supporting our schools in their efforts to close the achievement gap."
Dr. Rodriguez-Chien most recently served as Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services for Chino Valley Unified School District where she led the development of the district's LCAP, coordinated the transition of a K-8 school to year-round calendar, implemented multi-tiered system of supports, and addressed suspensions and expulsion rates.
"Throughout my career, I have been committed to providing students with rigorous learning opportunities, to working with teams to ensure equity and access for at-risk students, and positively impacting school communities," said Dr. Rodriguez-Chin. "I look forward to the opportunity to impact schools and districts at a greater scale and know the importance of building the capacity of others and providing support so that districts can effectively develop and implement programs and services."
Dr. Rodriguez-Chien also held administrative positions with both the Rowland Unified School District and Los Angeles Unified School District for over 13 years. Before moving into administration, Dr. Rodriguez-Chien served as a bilingual elementary teacher and lead GATE teacher in Los Angeles Unified School District. She has served as an Adjunct Professor in Educational Leadership for both Pepperdine University and the University of Southern California. Dr. Rodriguez-Chien earned her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Southern California, her Masters from California University, Los Angeles, and her Bachelors in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles.
# # #