Our Superintendent

About the Superintendent

Dr. Mayra Perez

Dr. Mayra Perez is the Superintendent of Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District (CRPUSD) effective July 1, 2020. Her contract was ratified by the Board of Trustees at their March 31, 2020 board meeting with an initial three-year term through June 30, 2023. The  superintendent's contract was recently extended for one year  to June 30, 2025. 

Dr. Perez comes to CRPUSD from San Rafael City Schools where she’s been Deputy Superintendent of Instruction, Innovation and Social Justice since July 2016. Dr. Perez oversees the instructional and teaching program for San Rafael City Schools, with a goal of ensuring equitable and high academic outcomes for all students, while enhancing systems and structures to support the instructional needs of school sites. She also directed the English Learner (EL) programs and development of the Local Control and Accountability Program.

In 2019 she was awarded a Spirit of Marin award for her volunteer work with the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Marin and in 2018 was named a recipient of North Bay Business Journal’s Latino Business Leadership Award for being among the most outstanding Latino leaders, innovators and visionaries in the North Bay. 

Before her tenure at San Rafael City Schools, she served the San Gabriel Unified School District, where she held a variety of positions over 16 years, including Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services. In her education career she’s been a teacher, Title I specialist, assistant principal, principal and program administrator.

Dr. Perez earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles. She earned her master’s degree in educational administration and her Doctor of Education from the University of Southern California.

She is bilingual/biliterate in English and Spanish.

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