Melissa Dodd

Recipient of CoSN's 2017 Withrow CTO Award, Melissa Dodd serves as the CTO for San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD). Ms. Dodd is charged with leading SFUSD's technology vision and digital transformation strategy to prepare every student, in every school for college and career readiness in the 21st century. Prior to joining SFUSD, Ms. Dodd worked in the Boston Public Schools for more than eleven years, serving as Chief of Staff and Chief Information Officer. Ms. Dodd sat on the Massachusetts Board of Education Digital Learning Advisory Council and plays an active role with the Council of Great City Schools. Melissa has presented nationally on the role of technology in education. Fluent in Spanish, Melissa has worked and traveled globally, including Spain, Latin America, and South Africa. She earned a B.S. from Cornell University and an Ed.M. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Ms. Dodd tweets @MelissaPDodd.