Superintendent’s Message

Dear Staff, Students, Parents and Community,


I am honored to serve as Plano District #88 Superintendent. The Plano community has always been known for their deep sense of pride in their schools and, most importantly, their students. This focus on schools and students is one of the major factors that made this opportunity so outstanding.

My passion for education stems from not only my work in schools for over two decades but also witnessing firsthand how difficult it is to raise kids in a challenging era. As a husband and father of four young children, I too know how challenging it is to raise kids with various strengths and weaknesses in school even with two educators at home! However, my kids are truly looking forward to joining their dad on the sidelines of upcoming sporting events as well as concerts and other school activities.

As an educator, I have had the privilege to see and experience the power of school systems that work as a collaborative team and have student learning as their essential mission and goal. During my time in schools, I have been a teacher, high school principal and a district administrator in struggling as well as highly successful school districts. I have had the honor of leading and contributing to the work of outstanding educators as we developed a school system that has been recognized at the local, state, and national level.

I look forward to building upon the great work that has been done throughout the district in the past. I am always available to speak with parents and students and gain insight and perspective on the recent accomplishments, as well as the challenges that we face in the future. Please call me at 630.552.8978, so we can find a common time to meet and sit down for a cup of coffee.

The ultimate goal of our work together is to continue to foster greater levels of collaboration for the benefit of our students. Thank you for your support!


Hector Garcia, Ph.D.


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