Dr. Ketta Garduno was named Executive Director of Career and Technical Education in July 2019. She began her career as a teacher at Abilene High, was a school counselor for many years, and served as principal of Reagan Elementary and, most recently, ATEMS High School. In 2012, she received the Abilene Christian University Mentor Award and in 2017 was named the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals Outstanding High School Principal for Region 14.
Dr. Garduno received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Abilene Christian University and her doctorate from Texas A&M University.
Ketta and her husband have two children. Their older daughter is a band director for Mann Middle School in Abilene ISD and their younger attends Abilene High School.
Dr. Ketta Garduno
Associate Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction