Dr. Mary Ann Dewan is the Deputy Superintendent at the Santa Clara County Office of Education. Dr. Dewan is recognized for her expertise and experience in early learning, special education, education reform, and change leadership. She holds several leadership positions on committees and boards in Santa Clara County including serving as co-chair of Silicon Valley Reads.
Over the course of her career she has served in the positions of Chief Schools Officer, Assistant Superintendent, Executive Director, Director of Special Education, principal, and teacher. Dr. Dewan has also been an adjunct professor at Marian University, Butler University, and Indiana University having taught courses in the areas of special education, educational leadership, and teacher preparation. She earned a doctorate in educational leadership from Indiana State University.