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David Murphy
Coach, Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) - California Administrative Services Credential Program

David Murphy worked as a superintendent for 21 years. He served the Davis Joint Unified School District and was appointed by the Governor in 2009 to be the Superintendent of Education, California’s Division of Juvenile Justice, Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

David was on the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) as the state chair for its Secondary Education Committee and later served for three years as the state chair of the ACSA School to Career Committee. For the Association of the Improvement of Secondary Education (AISE, also known as the California High School Districts Association), he served for several years on the AISE executive board and then as the AISE State Chair.

Having been a superintendent for over 20 years, Mr. Murphy serves as a coach in the ACSA California Administrative Services Credential program, consults with school districts in the area of school leadership, and is a lifetime member of the California Association of Latino Superintendents and Administrators.  He graduated from Santa Clara University and from the Stanford University’s Administration and Policy Analysis Program area.

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