Superintendent Executive Assistant Receptionist
Craig Goldman Kathi Lilga Corina Ruiz


Craig Goldman



Craig Goldman is in his fifth year as the Superintendent of the Mountain View Whisman School District. This is Craig’s 17th year with the District, where he previously served for three years as Chief Financial Officer, and before that served for nine years as the Principal of Frank L. Huff Elementary School. He started his career in education in 1990 as a 5th grade teacher in Burlingame. Education is Goldman’s second career, having spent five years as an attorney representing banks and other financial institutions.


Craig was born in Chicago and raised in Northbrook, a suburb of the city. His educational background includes the following: (1) Stanford University (A.B., Human Biology), (2) UCLA (J.D., Law, and M.A., Education) and (3) San Francisco State University (M.Ed., Educational Administration).


He has been an active community volunteer. His involvement has included leadership roles for Leadership Mountain View and volunteer referee support for San Mateo’s AYSO. He is an on-going member of the advisory board for Stanford University’s peer counseling center and spent four years as a member of his daughters’ School Site Council. He currently serves as a Board Member for the Mountain View Chamber of Commerce and Mountain View PAL. He is also a member of Mountain View Rotary.


Craig lives in Burlingame with his wife, Lara, and their five children.



2014-15 Newsletters

August 11, 2014 English Español