Dr. Michael J. O’Guin, Sr. is a professional educator with over twenty years of experience in the field of education. Thirteen of those years have been in instructional leadership positions with three of those years in the role of Superintendent of schools. Dr. O’Guin has served in other prominent roles as an educator. He served as a classroom teacher, curriculum specialist, assistant principal, principal, deputy academic officer, and chief academic officer as well. He has dedicated his career to positively impacting the lives of others and the advancement of education in diverse communities.
Michael is passionate about creating systems to serve all students to ensure opportunities for them to be academically, emotionally, and behaviorally successful. He has tirelessly worked to foster a growth mindset for all, improve student outcomes, enrich the student experience, while building bridges among teachers and professional staff, and embrace parent and community involvement.
O’Guin has mentored, coached, and developed many current and future leaders in the field of education while serving in his leadership roles. He is currently in the process of becoming a certified John Maxwell leadership coach. He has served as an adjunct professor at Texas Southern University and St. Thomas University (Houston, TX). Dr. O’Guin received his undergraduate degree from Sam Houston State University and his masters and doctorate degree from Texas Southern University.