DA 100 education influencers: Gustavo Balderas

The Beaverton School District (Ore.) superintendent’s track record of increasing his students’ academic success and social-emotional growth earned him several awards, including 2020 National Superintendent of the Year.
Gustavo Balderas
Gustavo Balderas

Introducing District Administration’s first annual comprehensive list—in no particular order—of some of the country’s most influential, impactful leaders and innovators in K12 education. Collectively but in varying capacities they’re helping shape the future of students across the country— and around the world—by turning their passions into actions:

The Beaverton School District (Ore.) superintendent’s track record of increasing his students’ academic success and social-emotional growth earned Gustavo Balderas the 2021 Champion for Equity Award from the Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents, 2020 Oregon Superintendent of the Year Award from the Coalition of Oregon School Administrators, and the 2020 National Superintendent of the Year Award from the AASA, The School Superintendents Association.

The DA 100 education influencers list. (Keep checking back until it’s complete).

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Matt Zalaznick
Matt Zalaznick
Matt Zalaznick is the managing editor of District Administration and a life-long journalist. Prior to writing for District Administration he worked in daily news all over the country, from the NYC suburbs to the Rocky Mountains, Silicon Valley and the U.S. Virgin Islands. He's also in a band.

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