Francis Rojas has been an educational leader at the two largest and diverse high schools in the Bay Area over the last 20 year - James Logan High School in Union City, Calif., (2002-2017) and Milpitas High School in Milpitas, Calif., (2017-current). He has served in various roles from science teacher, student activities director, house principal, vice principal, and principal. He is highly skilled in Curriculum and Instruction Reform, Student Affairs and Activities, Leadership Coaching and Professional Development, Community Outreach and Organizing, Master Scheduling, Restorative Justice Practices, Event Planning and Project Management, Facilities and Construction, Budget and Finance and Equity and Cultural Awareness.
Francis is a two-time graduate of UC Berkeley and currently is in the inaugural cohort of the School of Education's Leaders for Equity and Democracy (LEAD) EdD program. His research focus is on the impact of traditional, extracurricular high school activities and student body governance on diverse communities and the propagation of systemic oppression and marginalization of LGBTQ+, ethnic and religious minority, undocumented, and neuro-diverse students.
Specializations and Interests
Equity and Education, Race and Education