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U.S. Secretary of Education meets with South Texas school superintendents
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SAN ANTONIO — U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited Texas on March 8 and 9 to participate in a series of educational events in Austin and San Antonio, including the all-day White House Hispanic Education Summit in San Antonio Friday for which he delivered the keynote address.

The secretary also met with a group of school superintendents from Education Service Center (ESC) Regions 1 and 2 of the South Texas area to discuss a range of local and regional educational topics spanning “cradle to career.” The meeting was held at Fox Technical High School in San Antonio and consisted of a meet-and-greet event with the two ESC executive directors followed by a question-and-answer session with the superintendents.

Each region sent a delegation of 15 public school superintendents to the meeting. The following superintendents from Region 2 represented their respective districts at the meeting:

Dr. Royce Avery – Aransas Pass ISD; Dr. Brett Belmarez – Skidmore-Tynan ISD; Dr. Julie Carbajal – Flour Bluff ISD; Dr. Maria Casas – Mathis ISD; Dr. Daniel Ceballos – Benavides ISD; Dr. Paul Clore – Gregory-Portland ISD; Scott Elliff – Corpus Christi ISD; Dr. Cynthia Garcia – Driscoll ISD; Dr. Velma Soliz-Garcia – Ramirez CSD; Dr. Chad Kelly – Taft ISD; David Perry – Brooks County ISD; Hal Roberts – London ISD; and Steve VanMatre – Sinton ISD.

Dr. Linda Villarreal, executive director of the Region 2 ESC, also attended the meeting with Secretary Duncan.
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