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Dr. Marcelo Cavazos

President of the board:

Jamie Sullins

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District mission

To empower and engage all students to be contributing, responsible citizens striving for their maximum potential through relevant, innovative and rigorous learning experiences.

Greatest challenge

Increasing the number of students who graduate exceptionally prepared for college, career and citizenship, while implementing strong college and career preparatory programs. These include advanced math, science and career/technical academies.

About the superintendent

Dr. Marcelo Cavazos was named AISD superintendent in 2012. Dr. Cavazos began his career as an English teacher in the Mission Consolidated ISD in 1990 and has worked at McAllen ISD, Mercedes ISD and San Benito Consolidated ISD, as well as the Texas Education Agency. He joined Arlington ISD as associate superintendent for instruction in 1999. He has also served as a lecturer for the University of Texas at Arlington’s Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies.

About the president of the board

Jamie Sullins has served on the AISD board since May 2010 and as president since 2015. AISD was named Outstanding School Board in 2014 by the Texas Association of School Administrators and in 2015 by the H-E-B Excellence in Education Awards. Sullins has worked in financial planning at Lockheed Martin Missiles and Interturbine Group of Companies. A lifelong community volunteer, Sullins has served on four PTA executive boards and is founder and past president of the North Arlington Education Alliance.

This partnership will allow AISD to expand on its leadership development to ensure daily innovative learning experiences that are challenging and relevant for all learners.

— Dr. Marcelo Cavazos, Superintendent

Participating in this program will accelerate our work toward being a premier school district and a leader in education

— Jamie Sullins, President of the Board

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