Dr. Monzingo stated how humbled she was to receive this award and that it represents everyone in Rockdale ISD who collaboratively work together to do what is best for students. Mr. Holland highlighted the efforts Rockdale ISD has made over the past few years to overcome financial adversities while still maintaining a positive, challenging academic program for students.
The Regional Superintendent of the Year award is sponsored by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB), and honors public school district superintendents. This award program has recognized exemplary superintendents for excellence and achievement in educational leadership since 1984. Candidates are chosen for their strong leadership skills, dedication to improving educational quality, ability to build effective employee relations, student performance, and commitment to public involvement in education.
Dr. Monzingo now advances as the Region 6 nominee for the 2017 Texas Superintendent of the Year Award presented by the Texas Association of School Administrators/Texas Association of School Boards. The winner of the state award will be announced at the 2017 TASA/TASB Convention in October.