Our Children, Our Families Council Members
Chief Technology Officer
San Francisco Unified School District
Melissa serves as the Chief Technology Officer for SFUSD. Ms. Dodd is charged with leading the district's technology vision and digital district plan, Building a Digital District, which articulates the district’s strategy to transform learning with technology, infusing technology into teaching, learning, and operations to realize the goals of Vision 2025 and the SFUSD graduate profile for college and career readiness in the 21st century.
Prior to joining SFUSD, Melissa worked in the Boston Public Schools for more than eleven years, serving as Chief of Staff and Chief Information Officer. She sat on the Massachusetts Board of Education Digital Learning Advisory Council and plays an active role with the Council of Great City Schools, most notably in the development of IT Key Performance Indicators now used by the largest 66 school districts in the country.
Ms. Dodd has a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University and Master’s degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.