Donna ISD Superintendent
Ms. Angela Dominguez comes to Donna Independent School District with 26 years of successful experience in public education. She recognizes that the Donna ISD Board, employees, families and community members are all dedicated to building a bold district that prepares students to be a powerful force for positive change in the community. This passion and belief in students is what attracted Ms. Dominguez to want to join the Donna community and serve students, staff, andcommunity. She is honored to be joining the Donna ISD family!
Ms. Dominguez has established a reputation of being a leader with a strong focus on student outcomes. She has served as a teacher, campus administrator, and district administrator. As acampus leader, she turned around low performing schools and moved them to exceptional ratings. Ms. Dominguez led a Dual Language Academy in San Antonio ISD that was nationally recognized, opened the first all-girls public school in San Antonio, and ran a comprehensive highschool that moved from low performing to one of the most distinguished schools in Bexar County.
At the district level, Ms. Dominguez served Edgewood ISD as a Chief of Schools and Assistant Superintendent and was the Deputy Superintendent in Colorado Springs District 11. She has led many initiatives in the last few years that have positively impacted the lives of students and the educational community. For example, she led efforts to open Edgewood ISD's first Early Head Start Program serving infants to three year old's; launched a University School partnering with Texas A&M San Antonio; and has led post-pandemic academic recovery efforts in a districtserving over 20,000 students. One of her greatest strengths has been in coaching and developingschool leaders. She believes in holding all members of the school community accountable and treating everyone with professionalism and respect.
Ms. Dominguez grew up in a one bedroom house on the west side of San Antonio with her parents and three siblings. Her parents taught her the value of hard work and determination early. Ms. Dominguez was the first in her family to graduate from college and believes all children have a right to a high-quality education. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in History from Dartmouth College in 1995 and her Master of Science in Educational Administration from Texas A & M Kingsville in 2002. She is currently in the Cooperative Superintendency Program at The University of Texas at Austin where she is in the research phase of her dissertation on how to retain high quality principals in high poverty urban schools.
Ms. Dominguez is the proud mother of three amazing children two are in college and her oldest son is on his journey to enter into teaching. She enjoys fishing, cooking, and spending time with family.