Fernando Valle, Ed.D., is a native of South Texas. He received his bachelors of Science degree in education from The University of Texas—San Antonio and both masters degrees in Guidance and Counseling and School Administration from The University of Texas at Pan American.
In 2008, Valle received a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from The University of Texas—Pan American. After twelve years of service in South Texas public schools, he transitioned to higher education.
Valle currently serves as an assistant professor in the Educational Leadership Program at Texas Tech University where he teaches graduate and doctoral level courses in Process of School Change, School and Community, Equity Issues in Education, the Principal Internship, and Research in Educational Leadership.Education
Difficult but Not Impossible: Initiating Comprehensive High School Reform In A South Texas School District Advisor: Anita Pankake
Dunbar, B., Valle, F., & Schroth, G. (2009). School Scheduling Strategies: New Ways of Finding time for Students and Staff. Lancaster, PA: Proactive Publishing. [In Press]
Valle, F., & Mendez-Morse, S. (2009). Leadership for Social Justice: Encouraging the Development of Others: Chapter on Supporting School Personnel.
Valle, F., Saldivar, C., & Calderon-Galdeano, E. (2007). Border life experiences: Forming Mexican American identities on la frontera. In press in the Texas Council of Women School Executives (TCWSE) 8th ed., annual monograph. TCWSE: Austin, TX.
Valle, F. (2007).Closing the achievement gap. PoliMemos: A Research/Policy Hub on Latina/os and Higher Education. Available June 8, 2007,