Dr. Stan Paz Joins Cenergistic
January 27, 2022
Cenergistic LLC is thrilled to announce that Dr. Stan Paz has joined the company as Senior Executive Consultant, focusing on National Sales, K-12 and Higher Education market development, executive consulting and key leadership recruiting. Dr. Paz has a stellar 50 year career in education and business, including serving as associate superintendent in Dallas Independent School District, TX; Superintendent of Tucson Unified School District, AZ; and serving as the first Hispanic Superintendent of El Paso Independent School District, TX.
Stan is the founding president of the Association for Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS), an organization of 8,000+ members operating across 20 state affiliates. He has been active on many boards as well, including Walden University, The University of Peru for Applied Sciences, National Hispanic University and the George Lucas Foundation for Technology in Education. His many achievements include being named the American Association of School Superintendents Top 100 Executive Educators in 1988, named Texas Superintendent of the Year by the Texas Association of School Administrators in 1994, being honored with the ALAS Lifetime Achievement Award in 2007 and earning the National Hispanic Corporate Achievers Award in 2009. Stan also spent 10 years at Harvard University’s Urban Superintendent Program Advisory Council.
In addition to his amazing track record in public education, Stan has served as Vice President of McGraw-Hill Education and Regional Vice President of Sylvan Learning. Prior to joining the Cenergistic team, Stan served for five years as Executive Director of the Texas Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (TALAS).
“Stan has been a personal friend and a mentor to me in public education for decades, and I couldn’t be more pleased to have someone of Stan’s integrity, intellect and accomplishments representing my company in the marketplace,” said Dr. William S. Spears, Founder and CEO of Cenergistic. “Every state in this country has high-achieving former students and administrators who owe some of their success to the influence of Dr. Paz. He has broken so many barriers throughout his career and we are excited to see the barriers he will help Cenergistic break in the years ahead”.
Dr. Paz earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education – Teaching Major Spanish, his Master’s Degree in Elementary Education, and his Ph.D. in Educational Administration from the University of Arizona. He makes his home in Tucson, AZ.
Most recently the Executive Director for TALAS — the Texas Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents, Dr. Paz is also a member of the Board of Directors for Walden University. He was the founding president of ALAS — the Association for Latino Administrators and Superintendents — and former President of TASA — the Texas Association of School Administrators.
Dr. Paz has been repeated recognized by his peers. He earned the TALAS National Hispanic Corporate Achievers Award in 2009. In 2007, he received the ALAS Lifetime Achievement Award. He was named Texas Superintendent of the year in 1994. AASA named him as a Top 100 Executive Educator in 1988.
Since 1986 Cenergistic has partnered with 1500+ educational, municipal government and healthcare organizations to achieve $6.3 billion in utility savings and cost avoidance. These strong results come from the application of Cenergistic’s organizational behavior-based strategies and are enhanced by our proprietary software platform to drive building and equipment optimization. Our energy conservation program reduces utility consumption by more than 24% on average with no capital investment while maintaining or improving the comfort and quality of building environments. For 13 consecutive years, Cenergistic has been recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency as ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year or Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence. To learn more, visit https://cenergistic.com/about-us/energystar.