Compton Unified School District’s Superintendent
Darin Brawley, Ed.D.
Darin Brawley, Compton Unified School District’s (CUSD) Superintendent has been with the District since 2012. He has led the turnaround in student performance in the Compton School District which has seen both test scores and graduation rates increase.
Mr. Brawley received his doctorate in Educational Leadership at the University of Southern California. He has a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from California State University, San Bernardino, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Redlands.
He has served as a superintendent for the past eight years. His experience in education includes serving as a high school teacher, middle school assistant principal, elementary principal, middle school principal, director of human resources, executive director of human resources, deputy superintendent of student learning, and superintendent.
Prior to his appointment as superintendent in Compton, Mr. Brawley served as a superintendent in the Adelanto Elementary School District for three years. In addition to this, he served as deputy superintendent of student learning for three years prior to his role as a superintendent.
Mr. Brawley has been instrumental in exiting several schools from program improvement. Under his leadership two schools have been awarded National Blue Ribbon status. Several schools have received Title I Performing Schools recognition, as well as California Distinguished School Awards. He is committed to continuous improvement in relation to the core mission of education.