Dr. Emy Flores, ALAS SLA Cohort VI Alum, Appointed New Superintendent of Evergreen School District  
Evergreen School District 123
The Evergreen School District Board of Trustees has appointed Dr. Emy Flores to the position of Superintendent of Evergreen School District subject to ratification of the employment agreement at the June 13, 2019 Board of Trustees Regular Meeting. READ MORE.

 Dr. Almudena Abeyta, ALAS SLA Cohort V Alum, Selected as Next Superintendent of Schools Chelsea Public Schools
Chelsea Massachusetts Newspaper 
ALAS SLA Cohort V Alum, Dr. Almudena Abeyta, has been selected to lead Chelsea Public Schools in Massachusetts as the next Superintendent of Schools. READ MORE.


Roxane Fuentes Serves as the First - Latina Superintendent of Berryessa Union School District
The Berryessa Union School District covers roughly 45,000 homes and teaches more than 8,000 children in its scattered campuses. Running an operation like this takes real leadership, which is what brought Roxane Fuentes to the top of her field. Serving as the first Latina superintendent of schools for the district, Fuentes has taken point on several massive changes to how kids learn in her schools. READ MORE. 


FL-ALAS President & SLA Cohort V Alum, Michael Ramirez, Selected as New Deputy Superintendent of Schools for Denver Public Schools!  
Michael J. Ramirez, FL-ALAS President and ALAS SLA Cohort V Member, will join the senior leadership team in Denver Public Schools this summer! READ MORE. 

ALAS SLA Cohort VIII Alum, Dr. Victor Vergara, Selected as New Director of Multilingual Education for Federal Way School District!
Starting July 1st, Dr. Victor Vergara will be the New Director of Multilingual Education for Federal Way School District, WA. The most diverse District in the State of Washington. The school district serves 23,000 students – of those: 29.8% are Latina/o,11.5% Asian, 14.5% African American, 21% ELL students and 61% are low income students. Dr. Vergara graduated from the ALAS Superintendents Leadership Academy along with 14 other exceptional leaders on May 18 in New York! ALAS congratulates Dr. Vergara and wishes him all the success in his new leadership role!


ALAS SLA Cohort VIII Alum, Dr. Cesar A. Alvarez, Selected as the New Principal of Frances Willard Elementary School!
Dr. Cesar Alvarez will begin his new leadership role as Principal of Frances Willard Elementary School in Kansas City on July 15th, 2019! ALAS congratulates Dr. Alvarez on his new role and on becoming an ALAS SLA Alum on May 18, 2019 along with 14 other exceptional leaders.

DuPage Office of Education Appoints New Executive Director
Dupage County
The DuPage Regional Office of Education (ROE) is pleased to announce the appointment of ALAS Member Dr. Ivette M. Dubiel as the Executive Director of Equity and Center for Professional Learning, effective July 1, 2019. READ MORE. 

IALAS Member, Dr. Carmen Ayala, appointed to State Board of Education!
The board includes seven women and two men. The new superintendent, Carmen Ayala, is the first woman and the first person of color appointed to hold that position full-time.

Governor Jay Inslee Appoints Dr. Susana Reyes to the State Board of Education
Washington State Board of Education 
Washington ALAS member, Dr. Susana Reyes, appointed to Dr. Susana Reyes to the State Board of Education (SBE). She has dedicated her over twenty-year career to serving students and families across all areas of the education system. READ MORE.

Lora de la Cruz, ALAS SLA Cohort VII Alum, Selected as New Lake Oswego School District Superintendent
Pamplin Media 
Lora de la Cruz, an area superintendent and learning community director for the Aurora Public School District in Colorado, has been selected as the next superintendent of the Lake Oswego School District. READ MORE. 

ALAS Past President & SLA Cohort V Alum Susana Cordova, Selected as New Denver Public Schools Superintendent 
Denver Post
Former Denver Public Schools Deputy Superintendent Susana Cordova will take over as the district’s newest superintendent...READ MORE.