Degrees and Certifications:
Dr. John "JJ" Villarreal
Dr. John Villarreal joined the Rockwall team in May 2016 as Superintendent of Schools. Dr. Villarreal holds a Doctor of Education in Educational Administration from Tarleton State University, a Master of Education in Educational Administration from Tarleton State University, a Master of Education in Counseling and Human Development at Hardin-Simmons University along with a Bachelor of Science from Hardin-Simmons University. Prior to joining Rockwall ISD, Dr. John Villarreal served as the Assistant Superintendent of Student Services since October 2011, for one of the highest performing school districts in the state, Carroll ISD. Dr. Villarreal planned, organized and facilitated the district’s recent strategic plan. He has also worked with the Temple Independent School District, serving as Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, high school principal and International Baccalaureate head of school, elementary principal, academic coordinator, Teen Involvement teacher, high school counselor and coach.