Board approves Romero as new executive director for school leadership

After 23 years working at J.W. Long Elementary, Lori Romero was named as the executive director for school leadership for the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District during the July school board meeting Tuesday night.

Romero, who has served as the Long Elementary principal since 2005, also served at the school as a teacher and an assistant principal.

The executive director for school leadership will assist the Deputy Superintendent for Transformation and School Support Dr. Arturo Cavazos. In the new role, Romero will provide support for principals at the district’s 27 campuses.

“Our most important job as administrators is to provide systems of support for our campuses,” Cavazos said. “We want to provide guidance and assistance to our principals to ensure all campuses exemplify a high quality learning organization. Lori brings a passion for education, and a wealth of experience with her in this new role.”

Romero received her bachelor’s degree from Texas State University for business administration. She went on to earn her master’s degree in education administration from the University of Texas at Brownsville.

“I’m very excited about helping to develop leadership within our district,” Romero said. “At the same time, I will be leaving a great campus where I have served as principal for the past seven years. I am confident Long is a in position where that school will continue to thrive.”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *