Former superintendent receives prestigious Golden Deeds for Education Award
Former superintendent receives prestigious Golden Deeds for Education Award
Posted on 11/27/2017
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Dr. Karen Rue
Dr. Karen Rue

Dr. Karen Rue, a former Northwest ISD superintendent, has been selected to receive the Golden Deeds Award, one of the top honors in the field of Texas education.

The award, presented by the Texas Association of School Administrators, recognizes individuals who have consistently supported Texas students and teachers and provided a positive impact on public education. Dr. Rue will receive the award at the annual Dr. John Hoyle Memorial Administrative Leadership Institute, held Nov. 30 to Dec. 1 at Texas A&M University.

As an education professional, Dr. Rue has spent 37 years supporting students across all grade levels. She served as Northwest ISD’s superintendent from 2005 until her retirement in 2016. Prior to her time at Northwest ISD, Dr. Rue was the superintendent of Tuloso-Midway ISD and an executive director at Katy ISD. She is currently a clinical professor of K-12 educational leadership at the Baylor University School of Education.

Dr. Rue has been an active advocate of advancing educational standards to prepare students for the future, including being a founding member of the Public Education Visioning Institute and serving as co-chair of the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium.