Hector Montenegro, EdD, provides training on instructional strategies for English learners, leadership development for administrators and instructional coaches, and the teacher coaching process through the use of technology.
His career as an educator spans four decades and includes service as a secondary mathematics teacher, assistant principal, principal, chief of staff (for Washington, DC, public schools), deputy superintendent for instructional services, area superintendent, and superintendent of schools for three Texas school districts.
As the senior district advisor for the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL), a nonprofit organization based in Chicago, Dr. Montenegro provides technical expertise to further advance the science and practice of school-based social and emotional learning.
An internationally recognized keynote and motivational speaker who has appeared at conferences, conventions, universities, and schools around the world, Dr. Montenegro has worked with the US embassies in Chile and Peru as a special consultant on education reform. He is the recipient of numerous state and national awards.
Dr. Montenegro earned a master’s degree from Stanford University and a doctorate from the University of Texas at Austin.