California Arts Council

State of California

Oakland School for the Arts Director Donn Harris Appointed to the California Arts Council


Published: 12-23-2013

Donn Harris of San Francisco has been appointed to the California Arts Council. Harris has been executive and artistic director at the Oakland School for the Arts since 2007.

He was principal at the Ruth Asawa San Francisco School for the Arts, Academy of Arts and Sciences from 2001 to 2008. Harris held multiple positions at the Raoul Wallenberg Traditional High School from 1997 to 2001 including principal and assistant principal and held multiple positions at the Galileo Academy of Science and Technology from 1993 to 1997, including assistant principal and dean of students. Harris was a teacher for the Los Angeles Unified School District and the San Francisco Unified School District from 1988 to 1993. He is a member of the California Subject Matter Project Advisory Board for Arts.




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