Executive Leadership Team

Dr. Selina Chapa
Dr. Selina ChapaDeputy Superintendent
Dr. Selina Chapa was named Deputy Superintendent of the district in August 2018.

Dr. Chapa previously served as Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources. She has 32 years of experience in the field of education and has spent 22 of those years with Aldine ISD.

Dr. Chapa began her educational career as third-grade teacher in United ISD. During her 10 years with UISD, she also served as a fourth-grade teacher and as an assistant principal before moving to the Houston area in 1996 when she joined Aldine ISD as an assistant principal at Dunn Elementary School. From 2003-07 she served as principal of Sammons Elementary School and in 2007 was named a Director of Human Resources. In 2014, Dr. Chapa was named Executive Director of Human Resources and in April of 2015 she was named Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources.

Dr. Chapa earned her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Texas A&I University and her master’s degree in Administration from Texas A&M International University. Dr. Chapa earned her doctorate degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Houston.

As deputy superintendent for the district, Dr. Selina Chapa has districtwide supervisory and administrative responsibilities as assigned by the superintendent of schools.
Dr. Chapa oversees the following departments:

Dr. Todd Davis
Dr. Todd DavisChief Academic Officer

Office of Teaching and Learning

Dr. Todd Davis was named Chief Academic Officer in May of 2019. Dr. Davis has devoted all of his 28 years in education to Aldine ISD and has served in a variety of capacities. As CAO, he will be responsible for providing leadership in planning, developing, maintaining and evaluating all of the district’s curriculum and instruction. With oversight over several departments, he will provide direct supervision of curriculum staff and guide instructional development.

As the Chief Academic Officer, Dr. Davis is responsible for showcasing leadership in planning, developing, maintaining the development of all of the district’s curriculum and instruction. He has oversight of these areas:

Katherine Roede
Katherine RoedeChief of Schools

Office of School Leadership

Katy Roede was named Chief of Schools in May of 2019. She will provide leadership of school administration and oversight for all School Assistant Superintendents as the Chief of Schools. Roede has 25 years of educational experience including 10 years as a principal in Aldine ISD. She also served as a School Support Officer in Houston ISD where she worked with school leaders to improve academic growth and progress at several schools.

Katy Roede serves as the Chief of Schools and provides leadership over school administration. She also manages student support services. The following areas and their leaders report to her:

Dr. Tamika Alford–Stephens
Dr. Tamika Alford–StephensChief Financial Officer

Office of Finance

Dr. Tamika Alford-Stephens was named Assistant Superintendent of Finance in October of 2016 after serving as the Executive Director of Finance. Dr. Alford-Stephens received her bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Dillard University. She received her master’s degree in Education Administration from Prairie View A&M University and her master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas. Dr. Alford-Stephens earned her doctorate degree in Educational Leadership from Sam Houston State University. She is certified as a Mid-Management Administrator and as a Superintendent. Dr. Alford-Stephens has spent all 16 of her years in education with Aldine ISD and has served as a teacher, director and executive director.

As the Chief Financial Officer, Stephens is responsible for monitoring spending throughout the year and ensuring proper accounting of all district financial resources. She manages several departments:

Dr. Javier Villarreal
Dr. Javier VillarrealChief Human Resources Officer

Human Resources

Dr. Javier Villarreal was announced as the district’s new Chief Human Resources Officer in November 2018. Dr. Villarreal brings 19 years of educational experience to Aldine.

Prior to coming to Aldine, Dr. Villarreal served Fort Bend ISD as the Assistant Superintendent of School Leadership. Dr. Villarreal has also served as an adjunct professor at the University of Houston, as principal of Edison Middle School and DeZavala Elementary School in Houston ISD, and as an assistant principal at Ortiz Middle School in HISD. He began his educational career as a first-, second- and fourth-grade teacher at Franklin Elementary School and Wilson Elementary School. Dr. Villarreal earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology at the University of Houston, his master’s degree education from the University of St. Thomas and his doctorate of education from the University of Houston.

The Chief Human Resource Officer is responsible for the recruitment, hiring, and development of staff across the district. He oversees a range of related areas:

Sheleah D. Reed, APR
Sheleah D. Reed, APRChief Communications Officer

Office of Communications

Sheleah Reed, who came on board December 2018, heads the Communications Office where she is responsible for providing leadership, vision, direction and execution of major district communication programs, strategies, events and activities.
For more than 15 years, Reed’s work focused on branding, crisis communications and marketing. Reed has had stints at The Princeton Review, Texas Southern University, Prairie View A&M University, Spring ISD and Houston ISD. Prior to joining AISD, Reed was the strategic engagement and outreach officer in Business Operations at Houston ISD. Reed oversaw the communications efforts of the Business Services unit, which included four departments — Nutrition Services, Transportation, Facilities and Bond.
Reed holds a bachelor’s degree in communications from Prairie View A&M University and master’s degree in journalism and public relations from Texas Christian University. Reed also is an Accredited Public Relations practitioner.
The native Houstonian is active in professional and civic organizations including the Texas School Public Relations Association (TSPRA) where she serves on the Nominating Committee. Reed, a public education advocate, is a Leadership ISD Harris County Fellow (Class 2018).

Reed is responsible for developing, leading, and executing a comprehensive and strategic communications plan that showcases Aldine ISD’s educational programs and initiatives. That responsibility includes oversight of media relations, internal and external communications, branding and special events.

Dawn Ayers-Rodriguez
Dawn Ayers-RodriguezChief of Strategic Initiatives and Accountability

Office of Strategic Initiatives and Accountability

Dawn Rodriguez was named Chief of Strategic Initiatives and Accountability in May of 2019. Rodriguez, who has worked in Aldine ISD for nearly 16 years, will be responsible for managing special projects and leading key initiatives, including the development and implementation of the district’s strategic plan. She will continue to oversee accountability, evaluation and state assessments.

Rodriguez is the Chief of Strategic Initiatives and Accountability and is responsible for providing leadership and management of special projects. She also leads key district initiatives including, strategic planning, state assessments, and accountability. Rodriguez manages the departments of:

Dr. Christina Gomez
Dr. Christina GomezSchool Assistant Superintendent - Primary Schools

Dr. Christina Gomez was named assistant superintendent for Primary Schools in June 2018. Prior to being named an assistant superintendent, she served as Director of Strategic Planning and School Improvement. Dr. Gomez received her Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Houston-University Park (1986), her Master of Education in Administration from Sam Houston State University (1995) and her Educational Doctorate in Professional Leadership, from the University of Houston (2014). During her career, she has served as a bilingual teacher, a program director, assistant principal, and principal. Dr. Gomez has 32 years in the field of education with 27 of those years in Aldine ISD.

LaTonia Amerson
LaTonia AmersonSchool Assistant Superintendent - Elementary Schools

LaTonia Amerson was named School Assistant of Elementary Schools in June of 2019. Amerson has more than 15 years of experience in the field of education and has devoted all 15 of those years to Aldine ISD. She began her career in 2004 as a sixth-grade language arts teacher at Parker Intermediate School and has also served as an assistant principal and principal. She has served as the principal of Eisenhower Ninth Grade School for five years and has also worked at Conley Elementary School and Eisenhower High School.

Dr. Faviola Cantu
Dr. Faviola CantuSchool Assistant Superintendent - Elementary Schools
Dr. Faviola Cantu was named School Assistant Superintendent of Elementary Schools. She brings 15 years of experience in the field of education to her new position with Aldine ISD. She previously served as the Director of Multilingual Programs for Sheldon ISD, where she is responsible for implementing curriculum, and developing and leading district initiatives including a dual language program that begins in Pre-K and extends to seventh grade. In this role, she supported principals to ensure that they are reaching students where they are, while also challenging them. Cantu has also served as an assistant principal and principal.
LaToya Wynne
LaToya WynneSchool Assistant Superintendent - Elementary Schools
LaToya Wynne was named School Assistant Superintendent of Elementary Schools in June of 2019. She returns to Aldine where she began her educational career as a first-grade ESL teacher at Stephens Elementary School. She brings 16 years of experience to her new position and has served as a teacher, assistant principal, principal and as a district leader. She previously held the position of Executive Director of Teaching and Learning with Klein ISD, where she provided focused support to 13 campuses.
Mable Holt
Mable HoltSchool Assistant Superintendent - Middle Schools
Mable Holt was named assistant superintendent for Middle Schools after serving as the Davis Area Superintendent. Her title was changed in the spring of 2015. She was named area superintendent in June of 2014. Ms. Holt received her bachelor’s degree in education and speech in 1977 from Sam Houston State University and her master’s degree in administration from Stephen F. Austin State University in 1984. She is mid-management certified. During her educational career, she has served as a teacher, coach, and assistant principal and principal. Prior to being named an area superintendent, Ms. Holt served as principal of Shotwell Middle School. Ms. Holt has 34 years of experience in the field of education and she has spent 24 of those years with Aldine ISD.
Mable Holt provides focused support and oversight to middle school principals at the following campuses:
Aldine Middle
Drew Academy
Garcia Middle
Grantham Academy
Hambrick Middle
Hoffman Middle
Jones Middle
Lewis Middle
Mead Middle
Plummer Middle
Shotwell Middle