Public Information Office

** In the interest of social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the San Diego Unified School District Central Offices are closed. Up-to-the-minute information regarding the district's response to this public health emergency may be found by clicking on the COVID-19 link on our homepage,

Please know that Public Information Office remains active and responsive during this time, and we may be reached via email at [email protected]. **

The San Diego Unified School District Public Information Office provides proactive, collaborative leadership in the development, implementation and communication of the district's mission, vision and priorities among all education stakeholders. This includes working together with students, teachers, staff, school and district administrators, as well as our dedicated parents and broader community.

The Chief of Public Information serves as a member of the Superintendent's Cabinet, participates in long-range strategic planning and assists with developing system-wide budget, plans, policies and activities.

Developing, organizing, controlling and directing the functions of a robust district-wide communications and public relations and marketing strategy is an integral component of the district Public Information Office. This enables the organization to increase public awareness and understanding. In addition, it fosters the ability to create a positive, coherent, overall district image and representation of the district's mission, vision and priorities.

San Diego Unified School District
Public Information Office
4100 Normal Street, Room 2232
San Diego, CA 92103

(619) 725-7505

Andrew Sharp, Chief Public Information Officer
Laurel Pollard, Confidential Administrative Assistant
Dan Howe, Public Information Supervisor (Web and Social Media)