Kelly Crook

Superintendent
Del Valle ISD

With a myriad of extensive experience in the public school environment, and a product of public schools herself, Dr. Kelly Crook was named the first Female Superintendent of Del Valle ISD in December 2011. Her financial acumen and long range planning expertise stems from her experience serving for six years as the Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Operations and Director of Accountability for Del Valle ISD. Dr. Crook’s background includes ESL classroom engagement in the Dallas ISD and Frisco ISD, service as middle school assistant principal in Leander ISD, and program specialist at the Texas Education Agency. A native Austinite, she received her Ph.D. in Educational Administration from the Cooperative Superintendency Program at the University of Texas at Austin. A fearless champion for her staff and students, Dr. Crook presides over a diverse and achievement-oriented district that serves over 11,000 students on 15 campuses in southeast Travis County.

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