To transform SAISD into a national model urban school district where every child graduates and is educated so that he or she is prepared to be a contributing member of the community.
Adela R. Segovia
Adela R. Segovia
Assistant Secretary, District 4
Ms. Rodriguez-Segovia represents the pride of Luther Burbank High School she was elected to the Board in May 2009. She is a graduate of Louis W. Fox Tech High School and earned a Bachelor's degree in social work from Our Lady of the Lake University. She has served as a volunteer certified Surrogate Parent, volunteered as a Court Appointed Advocate, SAISD Special Education Parent Advisory Council Member, President of SAISD Council of PTAs, Area 7 Texas PTA Vice President, and in other levels of PTA. Ms. Rodriguez-Segovia has received National and Texas State life time awards for her advocacy for the students of SAISD. She has also received Texas Extended Life award the highest award in Texas PTA. She also volunteers her time as an active member of Saint Agnes and St. Leo's Catholic Church. Ms. Rodriguez-Segovia has three sons who attend SAISD schools. Her current term expires in 2013.
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