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Superintendent of Schools

Dr. Matt Doyle, Interim Superintendent, effective May 1, 2017.

Biography - Dr. Matt Doyle

Matthew J. Doyle is the Assistant Superintendent of Innovation for the Vista Unified School District. He holds a doctorate in education leadership.


Dr. Doyle is responsible for leading the design and implementation of the district strategic plan, the Blueprint for Educational Excellence and Innovation, in response to State of California LCAP funding provisions. Dr. Doyle’s primary focus is to create the conditions for transforming a traditional educational organization into a scalable, sustainable personal learning environment.


The Personal Learning Challenge project just recently won the Golden Bell Award from the California School Boards Association. He is the lead for the XQ Super School project at Vista High; one of ten schools nationwide that won the XQ prize of $10,000,000.


Dr. Doyle has spent 28 years in education as a teacher, site administrator, district administrator and county administrator. Dr. Doyle has dedicated experience with English language learners and students with special needs. His current area of strategic interest is the design and development of a learning ecosystem offering Vista students a P-3 bridge, learning zones and new opportunities for school-work experiences.


Dr. Doyle lives in Vista, California with his wife Alejandra and three sons Matthew, Alexander and John.


Dr. Matt Doyle, Interim Superintendent

Dr. Matt Doyle, Interim Superintendent


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