Director of School Culture

Karl Peters is an Oakland native who has served students and families in the Oakland Unified School District for over a decade.  He holds a Bachelors of Arts in Economics from Occidental College, Los Angeles and has extensive training in the areas of school based mental and physical health services, student engagement and restorative practices.  Mr. Peters’ ability to connect with student’s needs and build relationships with families is foundational in his philosophy to support the creation of positive school culture. He is passionate about addressing the disproportionalities students of color face in the areas academic achievement and discipline, and is enthusiastic about bringing his expertise in Restorative Justice practices to Cristo Rey De La Salle East Bay High School.