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SAISD’s Sylvester Perez Joins P16Plus Board

SAISD’s Sylvester Perez Joins P16Plus Board

P16Plus Council of Greater Bexar County welcomes its newest board member.


Interim Superintendent Sylvester “‘Syl” Perez, Ph.D., will join the P16Plus Board of Directors. Dr. Perez was selected interim superintendent on March 1, 2012, following the resignation of Superintendent Dr. Robert Durón on Feb. 20, 2012.

Perez, a native of San Antonio, has over 30 years of experience in education. He has 13 years of experience as a superintendent with work in Mathis, Clint, San Marcos, and Midland school districts.He has held positions as a principal, assistant principal, athletic director, teacher and coach. Aside from his work in K-12 education system, Dr. Perez has worked as an adjunct instructor at various institutions, including the University of Texas at Austin’s Cooperative Superintendent Program, Texas A&M University-Kingsville and at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.

In 1999, Dr. Perez was recognized as an outstanding alumnus of Harlandale ISD and was inducted into the Harlandale ISD Hall of Fame. In 2006, the former NAIA Baseball All-American was inducted into the Athletic Hall of Honor at his alma mater, New Mexico Highlands University.

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