Juan Cruz was appointed Superintendent of the Franklin-McKinley School District in July 2015. Franklin-McKinley district has 16 schools serving students in PK-8th grade.
Prior to becoming Superintendent, Juan served as Associate Superintendent for Educational Services for the East Side Union High School District. He also served as Principal at Santa Teresa and Yerba Buena High Schools, and Associate Principal of Educational Development at Piedmont Hills High School. He started his career teaching Social Science at Yerba Buena High School.
Juan attended San Jose State University where he completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science and a Master’s Degree in Education Leadership.