Last night, the Arlington ISD Board of Trustees approved a new five-year contract for Superintendent Dr. Marcelo Cavazos. Cavazos, recently named “Superintendent of the Year” by the Texas Association of School Boards, has been in the district for 20 years with seven of those being in the superintendent position.
“We are fortunate to have a strong and impactful leader like Dr. Cavazos,” said Kecia Mays, president, Arlington ISD Board of Trustees. “In his seven years as superintendent, our district has experienced exponential growth in student opportunities that includes two transformational bond packages exceeding $1.6 billion, an increase in our state accountability rating, revolutionary new specialized programs and so much more.”
The new superintendent contract went into effect on December 12, 2019 and ends on December 31, 2024.
“As a district, we have accomplished great work together and I’m excited to see the work continue,” said Dr. Cavazos. “Arlington ISD is a district that I’m proud to serve because our students, teachers and staff share a passion for educational excellence. We share one common goal – that 100% of our students graduate exceptionally prepared for college, career and citizenship. I’m honored to be a part of this team.”
Arlington ISD is committed to growing whole and well-rounded young adults who are prepared to excel in college, career and beyond. The district’s mission is that every one of its more than 57,000 students will graduate exceptionally prepared for college, career and citizenship. With top educators, an outstanding core curriculum, a growing number of specialized programs and state-of-the-art facilities, the opportunities for all students from pre-K through high school are endless.