Dr. Ronald Gonzalez is the Superintendent of Schools for the Elmsford Union Free School District – a student-focused district working towards an Informed Smart Goal titled “Comm-unity.” Dr. Gonzalez served as Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction and Equity for the Public Schools of the Tarrytowns, and he also led transformation efforts at Mount Vernon High School. His visionary leadership resulted in improved student performance and stronger stability for staff. Dr. Gonzalez has been recognized by his peers across New York State with 2 Westchester County Legislative Proclamations naming “Ronald Gonzalez Day,” and he was named 2016 NYS Administrator of the Year for Region 2 – RASA. He is also the recipient of several city citations, city council resolutions and New York State Assembly recognitions.
Understanding the need for schools to leverage change, Dr. Gonzalez launched and serves as President and CEO for Lead Where You Stand Corporation, a mentoring and leadership development consulting group. He recognizes the power of collaboration and endorses both empowerment and accountability – equally and emphatically.