Miguel Solis serves as the President of the Latino Center for Leadership Development (LatinoCLD) where he oversees the creation of programs and services. He received his B.A. in history with a minor in political science from Lamar University and received his M. Ed. in education policy and management from Harvard University.
Solis’ professional experiences include serving as a staff member on President Barack Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign, an eighth grade U.S. history teacher, and a central staff member in Dallas ISD.
Miguel became the youngest school board member ever elected to the Dallas ISD Board of Trustees on November 5, 2013 through special election. Soon after, he was re-elected to serve a three year term.
On June 26, 2014, Miguel was selected by his fellow Trustees as the Board President, making him the youngest ever to serve in the position.
Appointed to the Citywide Poverty Task Force and Joint Committee on Education by Dallas Mayor Michael S. Rawlings.
Aspen Institute Rodel Fellow