Dr. Ron Cabrera has been a public educator for 41 years. He has consulted and worked with multiple school districts doing turnaround work, advising central office leaders, community groups, and the Colorado Department of Education. Ron served as the interim Superintendent of the Denver Public Schools and was the Superintendent in the Thompson School District. He retired from the Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Services and Equity in the Boulder Valley School District (BVSD). Ron also works with the University of Colorado Denver School of Education, both as an instructor and initiating a doctoral program for graduate students of color.
Ron is a leader in diversity, equity professional learning, programming, and policy development. He led the development of policies and services to support transgender students, receiving praise from the US Department of Education. The Boulder Valley YWCA recognized Ron’s work and named him a “County Champion” for his anti-racism work. The Open Door Foundation recognized Ron as the Change Agent of 2016 for the transgender/gender non-conforming work that he led in Colorado. Ron is committed to addressing the needs of marginalized students.
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