Dr. Craig Baker has been the Superintendent of the San Carlos School District since July 2009.   Dr. Baker was previously the Executive Director of Craig-Baker-2the John W. Gardner Center for Youth and their Communities (JGC). His other former positions include being the Executive Director of the Robert N. Noyce Center for Learning at The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose as well as 22 years experience in public education as a teacher, principal, and assistant superintendent with the both the Pàjaro Valley Unified and the Redwood City School Districts. Dr. Baker also spent several years as Director of Leadership Schools for the Bay Area School Reform Collaborative (BASRC) and served two years on the School Board for the Redwood City Elementary School District.

He received his Bachelors and Masters of Science degrees in Psychology and Education from the University of California at Santa Cruz; his School Administration Credential from San Jose State University; and his doctorate in education from the University of San Francisco.

Dr. Baker can be contacted at (650) 508-7333 or at cbaker@scsdk8.org. Or you may submit a question for “Dear Dr. Baker..”.  To view Dr. Baker’s responses to these questions, visit here.


Executive Assistant to Superintendent and Communications Specialist
Christina Carrier
(650) 508-7333, ext. 935