• Superintendent Mr. Gerardo Soto

  • Harlandale Independent School District formally appointed Gerardo Soto as  Superintendent of Schools December 30, 2019. He was named as the proposed  lone  finalist at the school board meeting on December 6 and the  board of  trustees approved his contract during a special  called board meeting on Monday Dec. 31, 2019. He officially  began his duties as Superintendent on  Tuesday, Dec. 31,  2019.

    Prior to his appointment as superintendent, Soto served as  the District’s Executive Director for Maintenance and  Operations and has worked in public  education for 25 years.  In that role, he oversaw departments at the core of  Harlandale ISD’s mission to advance intricate district  operations for its 14,000+  students. He is passionate about  education and preparing all students for a  college, career,  military and work life.

    Soto earned his bachelor of arts in exercise and sports science from St. Mary’s  University, a master of science in educational administration from Texas A&M  Kingsville and his superintendent certification from Texas A&M San Antonio.