Dr. Bonds Named Superintendent of the Year

June 16, 2010

Dr. Carol Ann Bonds, superintendent of San Angelo ISD, has been named Region XV Superintendent of the Year.

Each year, candidates are chosen for their strong leadership skills, dedication to improving the quality of education in their school districts, commitment to public support and involvement in education, and ability to build good employee relations among teachers and staff members. Candidates are nominated by their respective school boards.

The application process included in-depth reports on the following categories: Administration and School Climate, School Board and Superintendent Relationship, School Improvement, Fiscal Management, Facilities Management, Instructional Management, Student Management, Personnel Management, and School and Community Relations.

As the regional winner, Dr. Bonds will now compete with nineteen other regional Superintendents of the Year for the honor of Texas Superintendent of the Year. The results will be announced at the Texas Association of School Boards' annual conference, held in October.

Dr. Bonds joined San Angelo ISD as superintendent following a unanimous vote by the school board in December 2006. Before coming to San Angelo, Dr. Bonds served as superintendent of Livingston ISD in East Texas for four years. She also served as superintendent of Rogers ISD from 1995-2002 and has six years of experience as a principal in Holland ISD as well as eleven years of classroom teaching experience.

Dr. Bonds received a bachelor's degree in English and Elementary Education from Houston Baptist University and a master's degree in Reading from the University of Mary Hardin Baylor. In 1994, Bonds received a Ph.D. in Public School Leadership from the University of Texas at Austin.

Dr. Bonds and her husband are parents of a son and a daughter and have four grandchildren.

Congratulations, Dr. Bonds!