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Gilberto Gonzalez, longtime Eagle Pass Independent School District educator, became Superintendent in 2012.
Mr. Gonzalez began his career with Eagle Pass ISD in 1981 as an English teacher for Eagle Pass High School. His career continued to move forward when in 1988 he began working at Robert E. Elementary as one the first ever Elementary Counselors. This was promptly followed by a move to the secondary level as he became a counselor for his previous school, Eagle Pass High School. In 1994, Mr. Gonzalez began work with Uvalde Consolidated ISD as a Migrant Counselor/Coordinator, where he remained until 2002.
2002 heralded his return to EPISD when he was named Career and Technical Education Director. In 2010, Mr. Gonzalez was appointed Executive Director for Human Resources.
Mr. Gonzalez has a bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in Political Science from Texas A & I University and master’s degree in counseling from Sul Ross State University. In addition, Mr. Gonzalez has his Mid-Management and Superintendent Certificates from Sul Ross State University.
Mr. Gonzalez has served on the Middle Rio Grande Development Council since 2012, where he represents the Superintendents from the nine area counties. He also serves on the Legislative Committee and the Education/Workforce Development Committee for Middle Rio Grande. Mr. Gonzalez is also a Member-At- Large Representative for Superintendents with the Education Service Center Region 20. Additionally, he is a member of the Eagle Pass Chamber of Commerce, serves on the UIL Music Region 11 Executive Committee and the Eagle Pass ISD Education Foundation. In 2017, he began serving as a member of the Executive Committee for the Eagle Pass Business & Economic Development Initiative as Labor Force Training Vice-Chair. Mr. Gonzalez presented at the 2017 Texas Association of School Administrators MidWinter Conference on the topic "Creating Student Leaders".
Mr. Gonzalez has two sons and two grandchildren.