Dr. Matt Doyle

Dr. Matthew Doyle is the Superintendent of the Vista Unified School District.  

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 the State of California Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) 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 won the Golden Bell Award from the California School Boards Association.

Dr. Doyle has spent 34 years in education as a teacher, site administrator, district administrator, and county administrator. Dr. Doyle has extensive experience supporting English language learners and students with special needs.

His current area of strategic interest is the design and development of a learning ecosystem including prenatal to grade three systems, learning zones and building a career superhighway - an uninterrupted career development pathway for students to discover their strengths and interests and transform them into talent capital that aligns to the demands of the global marketplace.

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


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Superintendent's Council for Innovative Learning was formed in the spring of 2020 in order to design learning models that address the needs of an increasingly complex and dynamic world of work. 

Superintendent's Council for Equity and Anti Racism was formed in the summer of 2020 to close the opportunity gap, and prepare all students for success in college and career by ensuring each child receives equitable access to develop to their full academic and social potential.

STARS of Excellence & Innovation  

STARS of Excellence & Innovation is our staff recognition award program for Vista Unified School District.  This recognition is for all VUSD employees.

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