Dr. Haley has served as a teacher, school leader, and district leader for over thirty years, demonstrating success in ensuring all students have an opportunity for a successful education. Haley also served in the United States Marine Corps Reserve and was activated for Operation Desert Storm in 1990 and was awarded the Navy Achievement Medal. His commitment as a leader is to ensure organizations he is a part of focus on learning and keep students at the center or decision-making. He is known for his passion to stay connected to students and to listen to their voices. Haley served as a superintendent principal in Los Angeles County and as a superintendent in both small and large districts in Sonoma and San Diego Counties. He is known for his expertise in special/alternative education, safety, construction, finance and ballot initiatives. He has presented on these topics at the local, state and national level.