Avalos Reelected to State Association Board

For release: October 18, 2017
Contact: Barbara Williams, 512.340.2933
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(Austin)—The Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) has reelected Rose Avalos of Aldine ISD to a three-year term on the TASB Board of Directors, representing TASB Region 4, Position H.

Avalos is vice-president of the Aldine ISD Board of Trustees. She was elected to the Position 3 seat in May 2006. She earned a bachelor of arts degree and a master’s in education from Sam Houston State University. Avalos began her educational career in 1972 as a teacher in Aldine ISD and remained with the district for 33 years.

During her Aldine tenure, she also served as a counselor, program director, assistant principal, and principal at Escamilla Intermediate School. In 1994, she returned to her alma mater and served as MacArthur Senior High’s principal for 11 years before retiring in 2005. Avalos was named the district’s Principal of the Year in 2002 and 2003.

She currently serves as an educational consultant for the Region 4 ESC. Avalos also is a member of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials and the Texas Retired Teachers Association.

TASB is a nonprofit association established in 1949 to serve local public school boards. School board members are the largest group of publicly elected officials in the state. The districts they represent serve more than 5.3 million students.