José Magaña

Jose Magaña

Board President

Trustee Area #2 (See Map)

Term Expires: December 2026

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Phone: 408-535-6078


Originally from Ceres, California, José Magaña received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of California-Santa Barbara. The first male in his family to graduate from a four year university, José began his professional career in education as a kindergarten teacher in San José.  After spending four years in the classroom, he transitioned into education technology as a national instructional coach and district consultant.  He has coached and worked alongside more than 500 teachers, leaders, and school districts across the country to better incorporate technology into their math instruction, and implement a highly effective early literacy program that supports the individualized needs of every student. Currently, José is on the Senior Leadership Team as the Managing Director of Impact for City Year San José/Silicon Valley. He also serves as a commissioner on the Library and Early Education Commission for the City of San José. José, and his wife Ellyn, also an educator, are expecting their first child later this year.

Schools Represented:

Committee Involvement

  • County Committee on School District Organization, Alternate
  • CAC – Special Education (SELPA IV), Alternate
  • District English Learners Advisory Committee - DELAC, Alternate
  • District Audit Committee, Alternate


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