Diego Wilson joined the City of Fairfax Schools as Assistant Superintendent in August, 2017 with over 30 years experience in education and the private sector.
Diego was the Fairfax Academy for Communications and the Arts administrator where he grew the student enrollment to over 650 students. Prior to leading the Academy, Diego was a Assistant Principal at Fairfax High School, Sub-School Principal at Hayfield Secondary School, Assistant Principal at Frost Middle School and Luther Jackson Middle School, Acting Administrator of the Marshall High School and Edison High School Academies and nine years as department chair at Thomas Edison High School. Diego was principal of summer school at Luther Jackson Middle School, a program serving approximately 900 students, including children with low incidence special education needs, autism and enrichment courses.
In addition to being a leading within FCPS, Diego also graduated two sons through FCPS. One graduated from Thomas Jefferson HS and the other from W.T. Woodson HS, with both attending Virginia universities. Together, the family enjoys camping, skiing, mountain climbing and many other outdoor activities with his wife Robin, a Frost MS staff member. Born in Ecuador, Diego has lived in Fairfax for over 45 years. “I am excited to serve all the students of the City of Fairfax schools and am particularly eager to help the growing immigrant community in reaching their academic goals.”