Interim Chancellor

Dr. Beatriz Chaidez

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With a career that began as a classroom teacher, Dr. Beatriz Chaidez has spent nearly 25 years in education. Currently San Jose – Evergreen Community College District’s (SJECCD) interim chancellor, Chaidez previously held the roles of vice chancellor of human resources and associate vice chancellor of human resources, also with SJECCD.
Prior to joining SJECCD, which she did in early 2019, Chaidez held various roles in K-12 administration, including serving as assistant superintendent for human resources with Salinas City Elementary School District (SCESD). She has also been director of pupil personnel services and special education—also with SCESD—assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction with Sacramento City Unified School District and superintendent/principal with Raisin City School District.
Chaidez has extensive experience with labor relations and negotiations, employment law, worker's compensation, and California Education Code. She has also served as an executive board member for both the Association of California School Administrators and the California Association of Latino Superintendents and Administrators.
In addition to her administrative experience, Chaidez has experience as an adjunct faculty member at San Jose State University, where she taught a seminar course on administration in educational settings.
Chaidez holds a doctorate in educational leadership from University of California, Davis; a Master of Arts in educational administration from Fresno Pacific University; and a Bachelor of Arts in liberal studies from California State University, Fresno.

About the Chancellor's Office

The Chancellor's Office provides the coordination and leadership essential for merging the needs of the community and the educational resources of the San José/Evergreen Community College District . 

Along with the Chancellor, a seven-member Board of Trustees is responsible for overseeing the educational needs of SJECCD. San José City College, Evergreen Valley College, the Community College Center for Economic Mobility, and District Services collaborate to ensure the community’s educational needs are met.​​


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Chancellor's  Office

​​Dr. Beatriz Chaidez

Interim Chancellor
(408) 270-6402

Sherri Brusseau

Chancellor's Office Supervisor
(408) 270-6409

Naomie Gutierrez

Chancellor's Office Administrative Assistant
(408) 223-6750

Ryan Brown

​Marketing and Public Information Officer
(408) 531-6172

Sam Ho

Director of Communications, Community Relations & Diversity
(408) 223-6798

FAX for Chancellor's Office

(408) 239-8801

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