Dr. Yvonne Curtis, superintendent, has served in public education in California and Oregon, across urban, suburban and rural communities. For fourteen years, she taught elementary school in California and Oregon, before advancing to middle school assistant principal and elementary principal.
While earning her Doctor of Education degree, from the University of Oregon she served the Eugene School District as the Director of Student Achievement before moving on to become the Superintendent in Forest Grove, Oregon.
Recently, Dr. Curtis led the instructional transformation of Portland Public Schools, as the Deputy Superintendent of Instruction and School Communities, in Portland, Oregon. Yvonne comes with knowledge, experience and expertise in closing achievement and opportunity gaps while ensuring all students experience more rigorous instruction and a broad range of educational experiences.