Rebecca Cheung

executive director, Graduate School of Education Leadership Programs

Rebecca Cheung is the executive director of Leadership Programs at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Education. The program prepares and supports diverse communities of equity-focused teacher, school, and district leaders to improve education for vulnerable and historically underserved students in California's public schools in support of social justice. Prior to joining UC Berkeley, Rebecca worked for over 15 years in Oakland Unified School District and Berkeley Unified School District as a teacher, vice principal, elementary principal and middle school principal, and Director of Evaluation and Assessment. She earned her doctorate from the Graduate School of Education at UC Berkeley in 2008.