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Join us for an insightful discussion on the state of the Hispanic school administrator pipeline and what sort of supports, are needed to expand and accelerate the numbers.
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Dr. Francisco Durán is the Superintendent of the Arlington public schools in Arlington, Virginia, and the president of the association of Latino administrators and superintendents (ALAS). He served as the Chief Equity Officer for Fairfax County Public Schools. In Fairfax, Dr. Durán’s work as an equity leader was driven by his background and commitment to support all students. He helped develop, initiate and implement the “One Fairfax” policy to close opportunity, access and achievement gaps, a joint social and racial equity policy with Fairfax County. In 2018, Dr. Durán was appointed to the Virginia State Board of Education where he played a key role in the adoption of the new Standards of quality for Virginia. As an educational leader, Dr.Durán has worked passionately to ensure that all students receive a quality education that will equip them with the skills needed for post-secondary education and employment in today’s ever-changing world.