Superintendent Of Schools

Jaime R. Huerta
Superintendent of Schools

Superintendent of Schools Jaime HuertaSuperintendent of Schools Jaime R. Huerta grew up in the small South Texas town of Falfurrias where he attended the local head start program for pre-school and graduated from Falfurrias High School as the class salutatorian. He was elected to the local school board in his community at age of 19. His experience on the school board led him to pursue a career in the field of education. He brings to East Austin College Prep over 15 years of experience in the field of education serving in the following capacities in the public school/university setting: School Board Member, Classroom Teacher, Dean of Instruction, Principal, GEAR UP Regional Program Director, Director of Secondary Education, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction and Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources in the school districts serving as few as 400 students to as many as 22,000 students. He has a Bachelor of Science in Political Science with a minor in Spanish from Texas A&M University-Kingsville, a Master of Science in Secondary Education from Texas A&M University-Kingsville, a Master of Science in Secondary Education from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and certifications as a Classroom Teacher, Principal and Superintendent.

Mr. Huerta is a staunch advocate for underserved students and their families and believes that education is the opportunity of lifelong empowerment for students of color and their families. He further believes that education is the key to the door of the vast opportunities that are available for students to become empowered and then serve their individual communities as successful leaders. Ultimately, he believes that education is the key to a greater tomorrow for all students. 

Mr. Huerta has identified the following strategic priorities as he works in collaboration with the faculty and staff to cultivate the minds and hearts of EAPrep students and their families: 1) Student Recruitment & Enrollment 2) Academic Achievement 3) Strategic Planning 4) Stakeholder Engagement.