Avalos Reelected to State Association Board

For release: October 15, 2020
Contact: Denise Schulz, 512.340.2948, denise.schulz@tasb.org
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(Austin)—Rose Avalos of Aldine ISD has been reelected to a three-year term on the Texas Association of School Boards’ (TASB) Board of Directors, representing TASB Region 4, Position H. The election was held during the Association’s 2020 Delegate Assembly, which was held virtually on October 3.

Avalos is vice-president of the Aldine ISD Board of Trustees, where she has served for 14 years.

She holds 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 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. She was named the district’s Principal of the Year in 2002 and 2003.

Avalos currently serves as an educational consultant for the Region 4 Education Service Center. She also is a member of the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials, the Mexican American School Boards Association, and the Texas Retired Teachers Association.

TASB is a nonprofit association established in 1949 to serve public school boards. School board members are the largest group of publicly elected officials in the state. The districts they represent serve more than 5.4 million public school students.