Working Mother

I Grew Up in a Struggling School District. Now I'm the Superintendent Turning it Around

Leslie Torres-Rodriguez Ed.D. with students

“I tell each of my students, ‘You are a beautiful and more-than-capable person.’ In fact, I say I have 20,316 beautiful and capable students.”

Courtesy of Leslie Torres-Rodriguez Ed.D.

earning to problem-solve holistically and play the long game are often key to success as a working mother, and it’s something Dr. Leslie Torres-Rodriguez has perfected in her 20-year climb toward the role of superintendent to 20,316

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