Vincent Matthews

What I am grateful for on this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a few days away, and soon we will gather with…

Getting the most out of parent-teacher conferences

If you’re a parent, you have more than a full time job.…

Schools Superintendent Vincent Matthews: Helping students to grow as readers

There is a lot to love about November — sweet potato pie,…

How to enjoy Halloween without all the sugar

Okay, time to admit something to everyone: I love Halloween. I really…

Teaching students to be good citizens online

I learned some new words this week including “finsta” and “crowdturfing.” You…

SFUSD enrollment season is here

Where is your child going to school next year? It seems hard…

Schools emphasize inclusion during Bullying Prevention Month

San Francisco as a city, and SFUSD take pride in having a…

Honoring Mayor Lee’s legacy as a school ally

Last Tuesday, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and Salesforce.org Chief Philanthropy Officer Ebony…

SFUSD unveils new earthquake curriculum

Earthquakes are part of the fabric of the landscape in the Bay…

Bond measures back major renovations in SFUSD sites

Signs of fall are everywhere — children are back to school and…

A greener SFUSD

This week thousands from around the world are gathered in San Francisco…

Bayview District schools to be focus of PITCH program

When I first began my career as a teacher, I taught at…

Science refreshed in elementary schools this year

In today’s world of information overload, it can be difficult to determine…

New beginnings for SFUSD students, staff

Who’s back today? Many people! It’s a day of new beginnings for…

Getting ready for the new school year

Can you believe that the new school year is just around the…

Learning doesn’t stop in the summer

This is the first full week of summer vacation for our San…

This graduation season, meet the future alumni of the SFUSD

Do you hear the sound of clapping and cheering? This is the…

Classroom contributions come in many forms

I love music and listen to it as much as possible. High-performing…

San Francisco’s Teacher of the Year honorees

When I think about May, I think Giant’s games, mothers, graduations, sunshine…

Celebrating impact and innovation across SFUSD

One of my leadership mentors, Patrick Lencioni, says, “Most organizations exploit only…