Juan E. Cabrera became superintendent of the El Paso Independent School District on Sept. 3, 2013. Immediately prior to joining EPISD, Cabrera served as a school law attorney and advisor to school districts. Cabrera is a former elementary bilingual teacher, but spent 20 years away from the classroom working as a technology attorney and software executive. Cabrera graduated from Texas A & I University in 1988 and the University of Texas School of Law in 1996.

At the state level, Cabrera currently serves on Commissioner of Education’s Superintendents Cabinet and as founder and immediate past president of the Texas Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents and the Texas Urban Council of Superintendents. He also serves on the state boards of the Minority Males Consortium, the Equity Center and the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium. Nationally, Cabrera serves on the Executive Committee of the Council of Great City Schools.

Achieving District-wide Transformation: A Superintendent’s Story

Hear first hand from a Superintendent, the role technology plays in achieving his vision for El Paso Independent School District. Mr. Cabrera will discuss what he expects from his technology leader and the role they play in strategic planning for the district. He will talk about the successes and failures they have experience on their transformation journey and how they have been able to keep the energy behind this effort.