HOLY CROSS ALUMNUS ELECTED TO THE EDGEWOOD SCHOOL BOARD
Congratulations to Alumnus, Dr. Eddie Muzquiz Rodriguez , Class of 1984, for being elected to the Edgewood School Board. After attending Edgewood ISD Schools, H.K. Williams Elementary and Gus Garcia Jr. High School, Dr. Rodriguez came to Holy Cross. After graduating from Holy Cross he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from St. Mary’s University in 1989. He continued to work in the Edgewood ISD for 25 years in multiple positions: a substitute teacher, Science Teacher at Wrenn Middle School and Math & Science Academy (John F. Kennedy High School); Curriculum Specialist; and Administrator of the Toltech T-STEM Academy of Memorial High School. Dr. Rodriguez played an instrumental role in writing the grant for the eight-classroom Science Lab Building at Kennedy High School and the six-classroom Science Lab Building at Memorial High School. In 2001, he earned in Master’s Degree in Education, with emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction (in Integrated Science Instruction K-12), from Our Lady of the Lake University. Dr. Rodriguez received has Doctorate Degree (PhD) in Education Administration from Texas A&M University, College Station in 2012. Currently, Dr. Rodriguez is working as the Principal of the Harlandale ISD STEM Early College High School-Alamo Colleges at Palo Alto, which is the first STEM Early College High School in a large metropolitan area in Texas and the first in San Antonio. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Texas A&M University-San Antonio, he teaches a Secondary Science Methods Course.
- Superintendent’s Certificate from The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA).
- Presented at State and National Conferences about strategies for teaching and addressing the needs of students.
- Worked in Mexico City as a presenter at the “Secretaria de Educacion Publica (SEP)” (Mexico’s Department of Education)
- 2008 Fulbright Scholar Award Recipient from the United Stated State Department for travel to Mexico City to learn about their education system.
- Clark Scholar Recipient from Texas A&M College Station.
- Worked as a private consultant assisting schools in Rhode Island and Texas at improving their academics performances in science and mathematics.
Congratulations Dr. Rodriguez!!