Emergency Phone Numbers24-hr Crisis Lines: 855.278.4204 (Santa Clara) | 650.579.0350 (San Mateo) | 415.781.0500 (San Francisco) | 800.273.8255 or Text BAY to 741-741 (National)

Christopher Harris, MEd

Chief Schools Officer

Christopher Harris

Mr. Harris has developed and refined specialized interdisciplinary programming for children with learning, social-emotional and attention challenges at Children’s Health Council for 15 years. He is also an adjunct lecturer in the Graduate School Special Education Department at San José State University. In the past, Chris has also served as Executive Director at The Janus School, Pennsylvania, The Chartwell School, Monterey, California, and Children’s Health Council.


  • MEd, Special Education, Boston College
  • BA, Psychology, Trinity College

Professional Affiliations

  • California Association of Private Special Education Schools
  • International Dyslexia Association

Recent Presentations

  • “Don’t Forget the Siblings.” CHC Parent Education workshop, 2007.
  • “Raising Teenagers.” CHC Parent Education workshop.