Updated: Sep 5, 2020
After an extensive and comprehensive Superintendent search process, which attracted more than 20 applicants from across the state, the La Villa ISD Board of Trustees are proud to announce that Mr. Robert Muñoz has been named the Lone Finalist for the position of Superintendent of Schools.
Mr. Muñoz brings over 25 years of experience in education to La Villa ISD. He has served as teacher, coach, Special Programs Coordinator, College & Career Director, CTE Director, Director of Special Populations, and previously served as Principal of La Villa High School for nearly five years.
Mr. Muñoz is a graduate of La Feria High School, and later earned his B.A., in Business Administration and Master of Education from the University of Texas at Brownsville. He is currently the President of the La Feria Lions Club International, and an active member of St. Francis Xavier Church serving as a Eucharist Minister.
He is married to his wife of 22 years Perla Muñoz and they have two daughters, Miah and Maya Muñoz.
“I am proud to return to La Villa ISD. I’ve always been a proud Cardinal at heart, and it brings me great joy to come back to a community I love. While I was here, I got to know the people and students, and that gives me great confidence that we can work together to continue delivering a world-class education to all our students. While there are challenges ahead because of COVID, I am ready to hit the ground running.” - Mr. Robert Muñoz
The search was conducted by the law firm of O’Hanlon, Demerath, & Castillo, in conjunction with Dr. Abelardo Saavedra and Daniel King.
La Villa ISD will now enter the 21-day waiting period required by state law.