Mr. Terrence Grindall is a long-time Newark resident with a strong interest in seeing Newark schools be world-class institutions. A product of public education, Terrence attended San Francisco and San Jose State Universities, studying Sociology and Urban Planning. He has 30 years of experience in community development and is deeply committed to improving the Newark community. He believes that schools should provide a challenging and welcoming learning environment to all students, no matter their background or resources. He is committed to a culture of transparency, robust community input, and the highest ethical standards.