Kevin Skelly is the former superintendent of the Palo Alto Unified School District, a post he held for seven years from July 2007 to June 2014. He came to Palo Alto after serving as an associate superintendent of Learning Support Services for the Poway Unified School District, a district of 35,000 students in San Diego County. Prior to Poway, Skelly was the principal of Saratoga High School in Saratoga, California for eleven years. Skelly’s background includes work with budgeting, benefits, school construction, curriculum and instruction, standards and assessment, special education, and staff development. Skelly received his BA in Economics from Harvard and his Ph.D. in Education Management and Policy from UC, Berkeley. He and his wife Carrie have four grown children.
2014-15 Superintendent Newsletters
2014-15 Letters to the community
- Letter to parents - March 6, 2015
- Letter to the community regarding committees - January 16, 2015
- Letter to parents - January 6, 2015