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Superintendent Erin O'Neill

Superintendent Erin O’Neill

Superintendent Erin O’Neill

Leading MetroED into the Future of Education

Erin O’Neill, Superintendent of the Metropolitan Education School District (MetroED) in San Jose, is at the forefront of transforming education in Silicon Valley. Under her dynamic leadership, the MetroED-Silicon Valley CTE Center is dedicated to equipping high school and adult students with the skills they need to thrive in college and their careers.

A Legacy of Excellence in Education

Erin’s educational journey is impressive and diverse. She holds a bachelor’s degree in secondary education, a master’s degree in educational leadership, and a specialist degree with a superintendent license. Additionally, she’s completed all coursework toward a doctorate in educational leadership from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.

A Career Spanning Multiple Roles and Responsibilities

Erin brings a wealth of experience to MetroED, having served in numerous educational roles across different states. Before joining us, she was the Interim Dean of Career and Technical Education at Woodland Community College. Her career also includes significant positions such as:
  • Executive Director of College, Career, and Life Readiness at Peninsula School District
  • Director of Career and College Readiness at Seattle Public Schools
  • Various roles in Iowa with Des Moines Public Schools
Her extensive experience covers a range of responsibilities, from principal and administrator to instructor of business education and web page design. Erin’s passion for student success has also led her to mentor future leaders as a SkillsUSA and DECA advisor.

Driving Career and Technical Education (CTE) Forward

With Erin at the helm, MetroED continues to innovate and expand its offerings, ensuring that every student has the opportunity to achieve their full potential. Her leadership is instrumental in creating pathways that connect education to real-world career opportunities, making MetroED a pivotal force in Silicon Valley’s educational landscape.