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Assistant Superintendent of Pupil and Community Services

Krystana Walks-Harper, Ph.D.


Dr. Walks-Harper is Pomona Unified School District’s Assistant Superintendent of Pupil and Community Services.  She has served Pomona Unified School District (PUSD) as an Elementary and Secondary School Principal and Administrative Director. As a principal she led multiple school sites in transformational change which culminated in awards including the California Distinguished School and California Businesses for Educational Excellence Awards.  Dr. Walks-Harper is a performance driven and innovative educator who is committed to student achievement and community action.


The Pupil and Community Services Division encompasses: Adult and Career Education, Health Services, Pupil Resources and Student and Family Support Services. Pupil and Community Services offer support services to students, parents and families within a system of resources which include community partnerships.


Dr. Walks-Harper earned a B.A. in Psychology (Magna Cum Laude) from the University of Maryland.  She holds an Administrative Services Credential from California State University, San Bernardino, and a Mediator Certification from Loyola Marymount University.  Graduate degrees include a Master of Arts and Doctorate in Education from Claremont Graduate University.


In addition to her role at PUSD, Dr. Walks-Harper has served as an Adjunct Faculty Member at California State University San Diego as a Dissertation Committee Member, and at Cal Poly Pomona, as a mentor for the Great Leaders for Great Schools Initiative.


Dr. Walks-Harper is a proud veteran of the United States Air Force, having received the Air Force Commendation Medal as a member of the Medical Service Corps.


Administrative Secretary III
Elizabeth Alfaro

Education Center
800 S. Garey Ave., Suite 211
Pomona, CA 91766

Phone: (909) 397-4800, ext. 23942
Hours: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday