Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership
School of Higher Education, Leadership, and Policy
Dr. Alberto Gonzales has extensive experience as a teacher and school administrator. His administrative experience encompasses being a principal from 1993-99 at all campus levels and Superintendent of Schools for over 12 years from 1999-2011. In addition, Gonzales has and continues to serve in the capacity of Interim Superintendent. Dr. Gonzales is semi-retired because as a Professional Service Provider he continues to work with schools that are designated by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) as low performing. Dr. Gonzales also serves as a Monitor/Conservator for TEA which is a state branch that places experienced administrators to help schools that have problems in areas of finance, curriculum, and/or governance.
As an adjunct professor, Dr. Gonzales worked within the Texas A&M system from 2010-2016. His A&M assignment was to prepare future superintendent of schools in areas of finance, curriculum, facilities, and management of special programs. Dr. Gonzales continues his relevancy in the education field by participating in professional development forums that have earned him endorsements of Trainer of Trainers in various educational organizations.