Denise Monzingo was named Superintendent for Rockdale ISD schools in May of 2014. Dr. Monzingo previously served as the Executive Director of Accountability and Special Programs in Pflugerville ISD, a district of more than 23,000 students just north of Austin.
With 28 years in education, Dr. Monzingo previously served as a principal at Park Crest Middle School and Dessau Elementary School, as an assistant principal and teacher, all in Pflugerville ISD. While principal at Park Crest, the campus was recognized as a national model middle school for professional learning communities, and was noted for its work with both English Language Learners and to impact students struggling in math.
Dr. Monzingo earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Texas, a Masters of Education Administration from Texas State, and completed the requirements for her Doctorate in Education from Texas A&M University in College Station. She was recently name Superintendent of the Year for Region VI Education Service Center.