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Anisha Munshi, Ed.D.

Superintendent Anisha Munshi


Anisha Munshi was appointed as the Superintendent of the Gilroy Unified School District on May 18, 2023 by the Board of Education.  

Dr. Munshi earned her doctorate from San Jose State University.  She holds a Master of Arts in Education and a Bachelor of Science degree, both from National University.  Prior to her appointment as Superintendent, she was the Associate Superintendent of Professional Learning and Educational Progress Division for the Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE).  She was also the Assistant Superintendent of the Human Resources Division and the Director of Human Resources for SCCOE. 

Dr. Munshi began her career in education with the Gilroy Unified School District, first as an elementary school teacher, and then as an assistant principal at South Valley Middle School and Ascencion Solorsano Middle School.  Before leaving the District for the County Office of Education, she was the principal at South Valley Middle School from 2011-2016.  She also served as a Trustee for the GUSD Board of Education from 2018-2020. 

Dr. Munshi resides in Gilroy with her husband, and is the mother of two adult daughters, both of whom are graduates of GUSD schools.