Craig E. Borba, Ed.D.

Craig Borba has worked in public education for 38 years. The past 30 years he has been an Administrator. He has served as a high school Special Education teacher, School Psychologist, Elementary Principal, Coordinator of Special Education and Director of Special Education. He has recently retired as Assistant Superintendent of Pupil Personnel Services for the Palm Springs Unified District. Pupil Personnel Services is inclusive of Special Education, Health Services, Child Welfare and Attendance, Student Assistance Programs and District Security Services.

Craig has contributed to the Special Education professional community through a variety of venues. He has consulted with school districts throughout California on Special Education program design, service delivery, fiscal planning and budget reductions. He presented at the 2009 ACSA Special Education annual conference on “Special Education and The Budget: How to make your dollars go further.” In 2008, 2009, and 2011, Craig was an instructor in the ACSA Pupil Services Academy addressing fiscal issues in Pupil Services and Special Education.

Craig has provided leadership through his Pupil Personnel Services team in providing workshops in a variety of settings including CASCWA, CAPPA and Riverside County Office of Education on strategies related to attendance and drop-out reduction.

In 2008 Craig was recognized by Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) as State Administrator of the Year for Pupil Personnel Services.

Craig’s education includes a Masters degree from University of Santa Clara and a Doctorate in Education from the University of San Francisco.