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    Fred Podesta joins Seattle Public Schools as Chief Operations Officer
    Posted on 01/08/2019

    Fred Podesta joins Seattle Public Schools as Chief Operations Officer

    Following a nationwide search netting many highly-qualified applicants, Seattle Public Schools has hired an outstanding individual to become our chief operations officer. Fred Podesta brings years of experience to the district, having served the City of Seattle in several leadership roles including director of city operations and director of executive administration.

    Podesta's knowledge of city government, city services, and programs that members of our community access will add value to our work and further our commitment to address opportunity gaps. His dedication to racial equity and inclusion has resulted in tangible changes made to city processes and procedures.

    Podesta has the operations experience and expertise we need. A public servant at heart, he joins Seattle Public Schools to support what he says is the most important asset everyone deserves and needs: a high-quality public education.

    He will be joining the district on January 22, 2019. Please help Superintendent Juneau and all of Seattle Public Schools welcome Fred Podesta to his new position.