Dr. Kregg Cuellar serves as Chief of Academics, which focuses on the district’s overall educational and academic programs and professional development for all district employees. Dr. Cuellar previously served in Midland ISD, where he was the Deputy Superintendent, overseeing the Office of School Leadership, Curriculum and Instruction, Special Services, Student Programs, Research and Evaluation, and Federal Title Programs. He has over 20 years of experience in educational leadership, including Deputy Superintendent for Portland (Oregon) Public Schools, Community Superintendent at Baltimore County Public Schools, and Assistant Superintendent within the College Readiness department in the Houston Independent School District. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and Master of Education Administration & Supervision from the University of Houston-Victoria, and his Doctor of Professional Leadership from the University of Houston. He most recently completed his Certificate in Advanced Education Leadership from Harvard University.