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Billings Public Schools  Superintendent Dr. Erwin Garcia

Welcome Superintendent Garcia!

Dr. Erwin Garcia is a dynamic leader with a track record of transforming educational organizations into high-performing institutions. He previously served as Area Superintendent in the Houston Independent School District. In his recent position, Dr. Garcia served 53 campuses and 24,000 students in the context of multicultural diversity, poverty, and academic challenges. Before this role, Dr. Garcia was a principal supervisor under the title of School Support Officer. He also served as a principal, assistant principal, and teacher. Most recently, under Dr. Garcia’s leadership, 30 schools obtained an A rating and 120 combined Academic Distinctions per the Texas Education Agency. Many of Dr. Garcia’s schools have received State and National recognition from the Children At-Risk Organization, The Houston Chronicle, and the National Center for Urban School Transformation, NCUST. In his multiple roles and 16 years of service, Dr. Garcia has impacted change in a variety of school types, including Early Childhood Centers, Elementary, Middle, and High Schools, providing support to students in the context of various programs that include Special Education, ESL, GT, Vanguard, Magnet, Montessori, CTE, Fine Arts, International Baccalaureate, and bilingual education. Dr. Garcia holds a doctorate in education from Houston Baptist University, a master’s of education in bilingual/dual language from the University of St. Thomas, a master’s in educational leadership from Lamar University, and a bachelor’s in education from the UNAC in Colombia.