President - District 5
Mrs. Radle was elected to the San Antonio Independent School District Board of Trustees in May of 2011. She is a graduate of Marquette University with a major in Theology. She obtained her teacher and bilingual certification and a second major in English from Our Lady of the Lake University. She was recently awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Theology from the Oblate School of Theology. She taught elementary in SAISD for 12 years and taught high school and middle school in other school systems. She served on the San Antonio City Council from 2003-2007. Ms. Radle has also served, with her husband, as the Volunteer Director of Inner City Development since 1972. Her current term expires in 2015.
What is a School Board?
The SAISD Board of Trustees, composed of seven District residents, is the school system's policy-making body. Each trustee represents one of seven single-member districts and is elected by voters of that district. Single-member districts were implemented in 1986. Trustees serve four-year terms
The Board's major duties include:
- Adopting goals and objectives for the District
- Reviewing and acting on policies
- Adopting an annual budget and setting the tax rate
- Electing school personnel as recommended by the superintendent
- Reporting to the public on the District's progress