Meet the new Superintendent
Dr. Torres has 27 years of educational experience. He has served as a teacher, coach, mentor, assistant principal, principal, and assistant superintendent in districts that include Dallas ISD, Wylie ISD, Grapevine/Colleyville ISD, Eagle Mountain Saginaw ISD, and Red Oak ISD. “I am honored to have been selected as the next superintendent of Denver City ISD and am grateful and appreciative to the Board of Trustees for giving me the opportunity to serve this amazing district,” he states. Dr. Torres is bilingual and has experience in working with students, staff, and communities from a variety of backgrounds where he has successfully led initiatives that focus on the academic, social, and emotional development of students. “I believe that every child is unique and special with different gifts, talents, and needs, and the key to continued success in a school district is through building positive and strong relationships with students, staff, parents, and the community,” shared Dr. Torres.
Dr. Torres has successfully built collaborative teams and created a positive culture of trust and transparency that resulted in increased community engagement and student achievement. “I am looking forward to partnering with the staff and community in continuing to build on the many successes of the district while remaining focused on fulfilling the Denver City ISD vision and mission of fostering a respectful, safe, and challenging environment that provides opportunities for all students to reach their full potential,” expressed Dr. Torres.
He earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of North Texas, a Master of Education from Dallas Baptist University, and Doctor of Education in Leadership from Dallas Baptist University. Dr. Torres has been married 18 years to his wife Jill, a former Speech and Debate teacher and Texas Tech alumna. They have 3 daughters. Mia Grace, 9; Monica Faith, 6; and Malia Hope, 4. “My family is excited about getting to know everyone and being a part of the Denver City community, a place we will be proud to call home because of its strong values and beliefs of faith, family, education, love of country, and service to others.”