OFFICE OF INNOVATION
The Office of Innovation is home to the departments of Career and Technical Education, Choice and Enrichment Programming, Collegiate Programming & Advisement, School & External Partnerships, and Professional Learning & Innovation.
Guided by the philosophies of the FWISD Mission, The Office of Innovation serves the vision of Fort Worth ISD by creating new realities for student and family success. It does so by providing a place for collaborative thought and action and a different lens to overcome obstacles that stand in the way of equity and excellence in education.
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David Saenz, Chief of InnovationOlga Herrera Administrative Assistant
Career and Technical Education
Daphne Rickard, Executive Director
Choice Programming, Operations & School Support
Lisa Castillo, Executive Director of Innovation
Collegiate Programming and Academic Advisement
Anita Perry, Executive Director
Personalized Learning and Enrichment & School Support
Benjamin Leos, Executive Director of Innovation
Professional Learning and Innovation
Lezley Lewis, Executive Director
School and External Partnerships & School Support
Arista Owens-McGowan, Executive Director of Innovation
Karen Ponder, Coordinator of Innovation