Pittsburg Unified School District's Cabinet

Dr. Janet Schulze, Ed.D.

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Dr. Janet Schulze, Ed.D.

Dr. Janet Schulze has served as Superintendent of Pittsburg Unified School District since July of 2014. Prior to coming to Pittsburg, she was the Assistant Superintendent of High Schools for San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD). While at SFUSD, Dr. Schulze led the implementation of the district’s equity focused strategic plan. Prior to that, she was a high school principal in SFUSD, an assistant principal in El Paso, Texas, and she began her career as a seventh grade English and reading teacher in El Paso. While in graduate school, she also worked for the states of Massachusetts and New York evaluating Charter Schools. Dr. Schulze received her B.S. in Secondary Education and English from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and her Masters in Educational Leadership from the University of Texas, El Paso. Her Master’s Degree of Education, along with her Doctor of Education are from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where she was also in the Urban Superintendents Program. Her dissertation topic was on, “English language learners’ experience of high school reform."

Mr. Hitesh Haria

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Mr. Hitesh Haria

Mr. Hitesh Haria serves as the Associate Superintendent of Business Services at Pittsburg Unified School District. He has led operations in the K-12 sector for over sixteen years. He's served in Washington D.C.; St. Paul, Minnesota; Memphis, Tennessee; Oakland and Vallejo City Unified School District. During these experiences he served as Deputy Superintendent of Business Operations, Chief of Business Operations, and Chief Business Officer. Additionally, his career includes five years of international business and finance experience in the private sector, as well as more than nine years of experience in government service. Mr. Haria earned a Bachelor degree in Accounting Science from the University of South Africa. He has also studied Managing for Execution, High Performance Leadership, and Change Leadership at Cornell University. Mr. Haria is currently completing a School Business Management Certificate Program at the University of Southern California. Professional affiliations include: Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) and California Association of School Business Officials (CASBO).

Mr. Anthony Molina, M.Ed.

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Mr. Anthony Molina, M.Ed.

Mr. Anthony Molina serves Pittsburg Unified School District as the Executive Director of Educational Services, a role he assumed in July, 2015. Mr. Molina has great pride for the City of Pittsburg. He was born and raised in our community and has a commitment to the children and the quality of education in Pittsburg. After graduating from Pittsburg High School in 1994, he attended Los Medanos College. He transferred to California State East Bay and graduated with a B.A. in English and a Minor in music. In 1999, he began his career in education as an English teacher at Pittsburg High School. After seven years of teaching, he was promoted to Assistant Principal of Pittsburg High School. Mr. Molina became the Principal of Hillview Junior High School in 2010 and remained in this role for five years before becoming Executive Director of Educational Services. Mr. Molina earned his Teaching Credential, Administrative Credential and Masters in Educational Leadership from Chapman University.

Mrs. Eileen Chen, M.Ed.

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Mrs. Eileen Chen, M.Ed.

Eileen Aguba Chen has served as Director of Educational Services at Pittsburg Unified School District since July 2015. A product of Pittsburg’s educational system, Mrs. Chen was excited to return to her home town and start her career in education at her alma mater, Pittsburg High School, in 2001. She started as a math teacher and then progressed to Assistant Principal. She was the Principal at Los Medanos Elementary prior to moving to the Educational Services department. Mrs. Chen received her B.S. in Mathematics from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo. She earned her Administrative Credential and Masters in Educational Leadership from California State University, East Bay.