Perris Union High School District (CA)
Grant Bennett is the Superintendent of the Perris Union High School District. He has been a member of the Perris Union High School District for the past 25 years.
Grant started at Perris High School as a Teacher, Baseball Coach and Athletic Director. He then went onto become the Principal at Perris High School. Later he became the Principal for the brand new Heritage High School, which he opened. Grant then moved to the district office, where he first served as the Director of Pupil Services before moving over to Curriculum and Instruction. For two years, Grant was the driving force behind the implementation of the Common Core in English and Math for the Perris Union High School District. He then spent one year as the Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services, before becoming District Superintendent.
Grant received his Bachelor’s Degree from Cal State Long Beach in Mathematics and a Master’s Degree from National University in Educational Administration. He has been heavily involved in the Perris Community, serving for more than 12 years on the Board of Directors for the Perris Valley Chamber of Commerce, including 5 years as President. In addition, Grant has been a member of the Rotary Club of Perris for more than 17 years.
Grant has been married for nearly 33 years to his wife Pam and they have three grown children.