Harris County Department of Education Welcomes New Board President and Officers

Jo-Carolyn Goode | 5/28/2024, 11:46 a.m.
The Harris County Department of Education (HCDE) is excited to announce a new chapter in its leadership as Precinct 2 …
Outgoing Board President Andrea Duhon passes the gavel to Precinct 2 Trustee Amy Flores Hinojosa, HCDE’s new Board President.

The Harris County Department of Education (HCDE) is excited to announce a new chapter in its leadership as Precinct 2 Trustee Amy Flores Hinojosa has been unanimously elected as the new board president. This pivotal decision took place during the HCDE's May monthly board meeting, marking a significant milestone for the organization.

 A Heartfelt Farewell and a Warm Welcome

Superintendent James Colbert Jr. extended his heartfelt gratitude to the outgoing Board President Andrea Duhon for her unwavering dedication and advocacy. Duhon's tenure was marked by a steadfast commitment to ensuring that Harris County students have access to the resources and education necessary for their success. In a ceremonial moment, Duhon handed over the gavel to Hinojosa, symbolizing the seamless transition of leadership.

Reflecting on her journey, Hinojosa shared, “A little over five years ago, Trustee Duhon and I were planning her election, and I wasn’t even thinking about running at the time, but it’s amazing what can happen in just over five years. This position is a great honor; thank you and I look forward to this year.”

photo  From left to right: Newly elected First Vice President David Brown, Board President Amy Flores Hinojosa and Second Vice President Erica Davis.


New Leadership for 2024-2025

Alongside Hinojosa’s appointment, the board also elected new officers for the 2024-2025 school year, ensuring a robust and dynamic leadership team:

- First Vice President: David Brown

- Second Vice President: Erica Davis

This new leadership team is poised to continue the HCDE's mission of providing exemplary educational services and support to the diverse student population of Harris County.

Commitment to Excellence

The HCDE remains dedicated to fostering an educational environment where every student can thrive. Under the guidance of the new board leadership, the organization aims to expand its reach and impact, ensuring that all students have the opportunity to achieve their fullest potential.

For more information about the HCDE Board of Trustees and their initiatives, visit the [Board of Trustees webpage](https://blog.hcde-texas.org/2024/05/20/hcde-board-of-trustees-elect-new-president-officers-for-2024/).



 A Vision for the Future

As the HCDE ushers in this new era of leadership, the focus remains on enhancing educational outcomes and supporting the community. The newly elected board members are committed to continuing the legacy of excellence and innovation that the HCDE is known for.

With Amy Flores Hinojosa at the helm as board president, supported by David Brown and Erica Davis, the HCDE is set to navigate the challenges and opportunities of the upcoming school year with renewed energy and vision. The Harris County community can look forward to a future where educational excellence is not just an aspiration but a reality for all students.

For more info, visit https://blog.hcde-texas.org/