Juan Rangel is the principal of JRE Fort Worth where he specializes in private and public problem solving, funding and project management. He has earned a Masters degree in Public Administration from the University of North Texas. During the last 32 years, Mr. Rangel has served on numerous major boards and committees. In 2007, Mr. Rangel was a candidate for the Fort Worth City Council, District 9.
Mr. Rangel believes that no child should ever fail in school. He has worked tirelessly in addressing school dropout issues with the Stay in School Conferences and has been an organizing force behind FWISD’s Project Prevail and Parent Engagement Office.
Mr. Rangel worked to bring the Junior ROTC and Junior Corp Cadets to Fort Worth middle schools. He helped address the dangers of drugs and alcohol through the Red Ribbon Rally. He is married to Dr. Patricia L. Rangel, Director of the FWISD Early Childhood Department. They have one son, Juan A. Rangel, III, an Anthropology major, who will soon graduate from the University of North Texas, in Denton, Texas.
- Chairperson, FAVOR Volunteer Program, United Community Centers Housing and Finance Committee
- Commissioner, City of Fort Worth Planning Commission
- Chairman, Funding Allocations Committee - IMAGE de Fort Worth and Member
- Executive Board Member of MASBA and Past President of Image de Tejas
- Past Chairman of the United Hispanic Council of Tarrant County
- Vice President, MA Education Advisory Council
- United Way and YMCA Volunteer Fundraiser
- Boys Scouts of America, Longhorn Council, Fundraiser
- Served two terms on Tarrant County Grand Jury
- Member, UNT Alumni Cowtown Eagles, Chairman of Hispanic Friends of UNT
- Member, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Hispanic Health Care Professionals
- Member, Neighborhood Arts Program and LEADERKIDS Fort Worth
- Member, TCJC Recruitment and Retention and Community Focus committees
- Member, Habitat for Humanity and Parents and Children Together (PACT)
- Sponsored 2009 Student Civic Initiative at Trimble Tech HS
Recent Student/School Accomplishments:
- The largest number of Fort Worth ISD in the last five years, including students from Daggett Montessori and YWLA, took part in the 2013 Regional History Fair at the University of Texas at Arlington.
- Young Women's Leadership Academy will move downtown following the purchase of a property at 401 East Eighth Street.
- Daggett Montessori's Natalie Ayala was honored as the 2013 Linebarger Goggan Blair & Sampson, LLP Chair for Teaching Excellence in Health & Physical Education.
- Success High School's Iris Betancourt was honored as the 2013 RadioShack Chair for Teaching Excellence in Secondary Science.
- Comerica Bank established Youth Savings programs at E.M. Daggett Elementary School, De Zavala Elementary School and Bonnie Brae Elementary School in 2012.
- The Student Support team at Trimble Tech High School was selected as a recipient of the 2012 CREST Award. CREST stands for Counselors Reinforcing Excellence for Students in Texas and is awarded by the Texas School Counselors Assocation for counseling excellence.
- Daggett Montessori was one of only 50 U.S. schools to receive a grant of $2,500 for ING Run For Something Better®
- De Zavala Elementary School was selected as the pilot school for the Food For Thought school lunch program.