Dr. Del Bosque Announces Retirement for End of 2018-2019 School Year

“I set this personal timetable three to four years ago and I knew I wanted to see through with the restructuring and transition into the South Ellis County Shared Services Cooperative last year.”, Dr. Del Bosque stated. “Our special education program and services are very special to me and that is off to a great start. I promised our Board of Trustees and my faculty and staff that I will give the school, and them, everything I have until the last day. We have exciting programs starting this year and we will continue to provide quality instruction for all of our students.”

Dr. Del Bosque has served in education for 38 years, beginning in August of 1980 when he joined Navarro College as a counselor and academic advisor, later becoming Coordinator of Special Services. In 1982, he became a counselor/faculty associate at The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, School of Allied Health Sciences. In August of 1985, he began his 9-year tenure as Principal of St. John High School in Ennis. Now in his 25th year at Avalon ISD, he looks back on his years as the high school Spanish teacher, ESL teacher, baseball coach, junior high principal, Director of Special Programs, high school principal, Associate Superintendent and, for the last 17 years as Superintendent.

“I have been blessed to have worked with some of the finest mentors and associates in the field of education. It has been my honor to have served the community and children of Avalon and I look forward to a great school year.”