John Deasy Reflects on His First Year as Superintendent in Stockton USD

May 2019

John Deasy, former superintendent in Los Angeles Unified School District and Santa Monica-Malibu USD, became superintendent of Stockton USD on June 1, 2018. In this video, Deasy sits down with The Stockton Record and reflects on his first year as superintendent in Stockton. Deasy states that while the work inside the city of Stockton has many challenges, but he remains positive and that the students are moving forward. According to Deasy, he started the job clear on his mission: “we endeavor every moment to graduate every student and we lift them out of circumstances of poverty” and he is committed to do justice for the youth of Stockton.