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Our Organizational Structure: Organized for Student Success

Redwood City School District (RCSD) is organized in a comprehensive organizational structure designed to work towards our mission of:

creating a safe and supportive, inspirational and rigorous, joyful and inclusive environment for all learners.Our structure encompasses various administrative levels, each with specific responsibilities aimed at ensuring a well-rounded educational experience for each RCSD student and their families.

Board of Trustees

The elected Board of Trustees for Redwood City School District (RCSD) serves as the governing body, making key policy decisions and overseeing budgetary matters. Their primary employee is the Superintendent, the district's chief executive officer. The Superintendent implements board policies, manages day-to-day operations, and collaborates with stakeholders to achieve educational goals. This close partnership between the School Board and the Superintendent is vital for the effective functioning of RCSD and the delivery of quality education to students.

Trustee Alisa Greene MacAvoy | Trustee Area I
Trustee David Weekly | Trustee Area II
Trustee Janet Lawson | Trustee Area III
Trustee Mike Wells | Trustee Area IV
Trustee Cecilia I. Márquez | Trustee Area V


The Superintendent is the chief executive officer responsible for implementing and executing the policies and directives set by the elected Board of Trustees. Serving as the bridge between the School Board and the day-to-day operations of the district, the Superintendent oversees educational programs, manages resources, and ensures the efficient functioning of all 12 RCSD schools.

The Superintendent translates the School Board's vision into practical strategies, fostering community engagement, and collaborating with various stakeholders to enhance the overall educational experience for all RCSD students.

Superintendent Dr. John Baker, Ed.D.

Dr. John R. Baker, Ed.D. | Superintendent

District Operations

The District Office supports the work of each RCSD school ensuring the effective education of students. Serving as the operations of the school district, the District Office provides essential services such as curriculum development, teacher training, and resource allocation. Administrators collaborate with school principals to set district-wide educational goals, establish standardized policies, and implement best practices. They manage budgets, distribute funds, and oversee the distribution of educational materials. Additionally, the District Office plays a pivotal role in coordinating professional development opportunities for teachers, fostering a culture of continuous improvement. Through strategic planning and collaboration, District Office staff work tirelessly to create an environment that enables schools to thrive and students to receive a high-quality education.

RCSD District Office

750 Bradford Street
Redwood City, CA 94063

District Office Lobby Hours
Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Phone: 650.482.2200
Wendy Kelly | Deputy Superintendent
Anna Herrera | Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services
Rick Edson | Chief Business Official

Office of the Deputy Superintendent

Office of the Assistant Superintendent

Office of the Chief Business Official