Our Superintendent

Our Superintendent

The Superintendent of Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District

Maité Iturri is the Superintendent of Cotati-Rohnert Park Unified School District (CRPUSD) effective September 1, 2023. Her contract was approved by the Board of Trustees at their August 15, 2023 regular board meeting with a three-year term through June 30, 2026.

Maité Iturri

Academic Achievement for All Students

Maite Iturri comes to CRPUSD from Petaluma City Schools where she's been Assistant Superintendent of Student Services. Ms. Iturri has served across many levels in education and has extensive expertise in leading initiatives to improve academic success and social outcomes for students. She began her career as a Bilingual Teacher then as Principal of El Verano Elementary School and Director of District Programs in Sonoma Valley. In 2021, Ms. Iturri moved to Petaluma City Schools where she was the K-12 Academic Coordinator and most recently Assistant Superintendent of Student Services. During her career in education, Ms. Iturri has successfully led school and district programming including implementing a community school model, opening a Family Resource Center, facilitating equity work and building a strong network with parent and community members to support student success. She believes that providing a variety of programs to engage with students of all learning styles is critical to the student and district’s collective success.

Ms. Iturri has a deep connection within Sonoma County and is an active community member, serving in numerous leadership roles both in education and in her local community. Most notably, she is the co- founder of Food for All/Comida para Todos, a nonprofit in The Springs region of Sonoma Valley focusing on supplying food and basic supplies to its community. In addition, Ms. Iturri is part of the Adjunct Faculty at Sonoma State University, teaching in the Educational Leadership Program.

Ms. Iturri was raised in a bilingual and bicultural home. She received her undergraduate degree in Mexican-American Studies, her Teaching Credential, and her Masters in Educational Leadership from Sonoma State University. She attended University of California, Davis where she started her Doctorate in Educational Leadership. She is within a year of completing her Doctorate from San Francisco State University.