Meet Our Staff

Cliff Claflin, Head of Schools (Secondary)

Cliff joined KIPP San Antonio from YES Prep, where he served as a Senior School Director for three different schools. In these roles he has been a founding school leader, successor leader, and a turnaround leader. Cliff began his career as a science and math teacher at YES Prep and has also served as a Dean of Students. Cliff’s outcomes have been some of the strongest in the YES Prep network. Cliff was raised in San Antonio before going to George Washington University for his bachelor’s degree. He later received his master’s degrees from the University of Michigan and Sam Houston State University.

In his new role as Head of Schools, Cliff will manage our School Leaders and will work closely with our Chief Academic Officer.