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Mr. Matthew Head is an experienced educational leader who believes all students can learn and that every day is a new day and opportunity to be better than the day before.
Prior to serving in Uvalde High School. Mr. Head served as an instructional leader, educator and coach for 20 years both in Jr. High and High School, the last 13 spent in San Antonio. He has spent time writing curriculum in the Curriculum and Instruction department and working with 11 comprehensive and 4 magnet high schools to implement curricular programs on their campus. He is also certified as a trainer for Concept Based Curriculum and Instruction, as well as trained in advanced academics.
A desire to always want to do more to help future generations and be a solid role model, has driven his desire to expand his knowledge of the educational process. It is his belief that the desire to succeed and willingness to do the hard work necessary have led to all his success. Being able to work through a problem to a positive solution has been one of his strengths.
Mr. Head taught high school and middle school Social Studies, served as middle school department chair, high school department coordinator, campus testing and 504 coordinator, Central Office Social Studies specialist, trainer of trainers for Concept Based Curriculum and Instruction, assistant Football and Head track and field coach.
“We are only limited by how far we are willing to step outside our comfort zone. Each and every student deserves the chance to learn, and have the ability to learn. True success is not measured by my awards or certificates, but by how many students I have helped to reach their dreams. Students will always come first. The students we educate today, have the hands that will care for us in our old age.” Matthew Head said.
Mr. Head received his Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (History) from the University of Texas at San Antonio, and received his Master of Education in Educational Administration from Lamar University.