Paymon Zarghami

Paymon Zarghami

Board Member

Trustee Area: Trustee Area #4 (See map)

Term Expires: 2018

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Phone: (408) 535-6078

Biography:

Born and raised in Blossom Valley in San Jose, Paymon Zarghami attended SJUSD from kindergarten through 12th grade and graduated from UC Berkeley with degrees in economics and business administration. After college, Paymon joined Teach For America and served as a high school teacher for seven years. After teaching, Paymon managed school partnerships for Teach For America in San Jose and worked closely with school districts to find teachers to fill high-need vacancies. Currently, Paymon works on the partnership strategy team at Coursera, an education technology company that partners with universities around the world, to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free.​ Paymon is an active gym goer and loves to run in the foothills of south San Jose.

Schools Represented:

Committee Involvement:


  • Metropolitan Education District Governing Board, Alternate

  • County Committee on School District Organization, Alternate

  • CAC – Special Education (SELPA IV), Representative

  • District Advisory Committee, Alternate






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