September Jarrett is the Executive Director of San Francisco Office of Early Care and Education. She has devoted her career to making San Francisco a better city for children and families. For ten years she served in the Office of the Mayor and as Director of Policy and Planning for the Department of Children, Youth and Their Families. Prior to joining the Agency, September was the Program Director at the Mimi and Peter Haas Fund which works to ensure high quality early education opportunities for San Francisco’s low-income children and families. She also served as founding staff of the Child Care Facilities Fund of the Low Income Investment Fund, an award winning public-private partnership designed to expand the supply of high quality child care facilities.
September has a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the New School for Social Research and an undergraduate degree in Urban Studies from San Francisco State University. She lives in San Francisco with her husband and two sons.