Posted Date: 05/24/2021
After several months of searching for the best candidate to replace retiring Superintendent Roberto J. Santos after 16 years as Superintendent, the United Independent School District is thrilled to announce that Mr. David H. Gonzalez’s contract was approved on May 10, 2021. Mr. Gonzalez will begin his position effective July 1, 2021, and his initial term of employment is for three years.
Mr. Gonzalez previously served as the District’s Associate Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction. For nearly 21 years, Mr. Gonzalez has dedicated his career to the education of UISD’s students, and his past positions within UISD include Executive Director for Middle School Instruction, Principal at Washington Middle School, and Assistant Principal at Alexander and Lyndon B. Johnson High Schools. Overall, Mr. Gonzalez has been an educator for nearly 30 years. He earned both his Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Arts and Sciences and his Master’s Degree in Education from Texas A&M International University.
The UISD Board of Trustees thanks the public for its patience, commitment and attention during this process. Our community’s input was very valuable and led us to Mr. Gonzalez. We are excited for Mr. Gonzalez to officially begin in his position of Superintendent effective July 1, 2021. Mr. Santos has graciously agreed to assist Mr. Gonzalez with the transition until his final day with UISD, being June 30, 2021.
We wish Mr. Santos well after his amazing career and are eager to see Mr. Gonzalez continue UISD’s tradition of excellence!
For more information, please refer to Mr. Gonzalez’s attached biography.