About this Event: Strong Partnerships and Relevant Knowledge (SPARK) hosts a variety of high-profile speakers to engage business and community leaders on current business issues. The event allows professionals from a diverse business community to network and learn more about better business practices or issues facing the Garland community.
About the Topic: State of Education with Garland ISD Superintendent Dr. Ricardo López
About the Speaker: Leading Garland ISD since January of 2018, Dr. Ricardo López is the 10th superintendent in the district’s more than 100-year history. His vision of access, equity, and opportunity for all students is encompassed in the district’s emphasis on student outcomes in the One Goal, One Focus strategic plan and the College for All innovative programs being phased in for students at all seven high schools.
Pledged to providing excellence from the beginning of his career, López’s beliefs are grounded in quality teaching as the key to success for all students.
He has more than 20 years of experience in education, beginning as a classroom teacher, campus principal and district administrator in Ysleta ISD, and as superintendent in Mission Consolidated School District, prior to taking the helm in Garland ISD.
Catering: Ferah Tex-Med Kitchen
Because of facility requirements, we must charge the full registration amount for reservations not canceled two business days prior to the event. See our fee policy for additional details.
The Garland ISD Education Foundation provides resources to support and enrich education for all students in Garland ISD.