In this podcast, they discuss the opening of the 87th Legislative Session concerning the events of January 6th, 2021 in Washington DC, media influence on our culture, and a brief discussion on charter schools in Texas.
Dr. Don Rogers
Dr. Don Rogers is a Consultant for Powell Law Group. He is the former Executive Director of the Texas Rural Education Association. He was in that position since 2007 up until 2019.
He has received honors from almost every education related association in Texas for his contribution to public schools in a career that dates back to the 1959-60 school year.
In addition, he was recognized by Friends of Texas Public Schools and Pastors for Texas Children for a distinguished career in Texas Public schools in 2018.
In 2015 the National Rural Education Association named him to their Hall of Fame for his contributions to public rural schools.
Rogers can claim some genuine rural roots. He started to school in 1940 in the Cadillac School, a one room school house with six grades located in Karnes County.
He was a teacher in the Clarkwood ISD, a small rural school district in Nueces County, for the first ten years of his career before moving on to larger school districts.
He served in the Deer Park ISD as a teacher and Sports Director, The Killeen ISD as a Jr. High & High School Principal and Assistant Superintendent before becoming Superintendent of Schools of Eanes ISD, a position he held for 17 years.
B.S. Education, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi
M.S. School Administration, Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Ed. D. School Administration, Northern Colorado University