Daniel Presley named acting superintendent for Round Rock ISD

Daniel Presley's appointment follows the Nov. 13 resignation of Steve Flores, whose last day is Dec. 1. (Community Impact staff)
Daniel Presley's appointment follows the Nov. 13 resignation of Steve Flores, whose last day is Dec. 1. (Community Impact staff)

Daniel Presley's appointment follows the Nov. 13 resignation of Steve Flores, whose last day is Dec. 1. (Community Impact staff)

The Round Rock ISD board of trustees announced Daniel Presley will serve as acting superintendent of schools for Round Rock ISD, according to a Nov. 30 RRISD news release. The appointment comes following Steve Flores' Nov. 13 resignation as RRISD superintendent.

“I am proud and honored to serve Round Rock ISD, a district I love deeply, in this role and I appreciate the trustees for placing their trust in me,” Presley said in the release. “This year has presented the most challenging circumstances for public education in our lifetime and I am committed to providing steady leadership during this transition.”

Presley brings more than 30 years of experience in schools throughout Texas and Louisiana, as well as served as the inaugural principal of Cedar Ridge High School, per the release. Prior to his appointment, Presley served as RRISD's senior chief of schools and innovation, which oversees area superintendents, health services, fine arts and athletics.

Presley earned his bachelor's and master's degrees at Centenary College in Louisiana as well as a doctoral degree from Texas A&M University in College Station.

Flores' final day as superintendent is Dec. 1, and he will remain employed with the district "to assist with the transition of leadership" until March 31, per the release.


Presley will serve in his capacity as acting superintendent as the search for RRISD's next superintendent begins.
By Kelsey Thompson
Kelsey Thompson is the reporter for Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto, where her work focuses on education, city government and community development. Originally from Upstate New York, Kelsey relocated to Austin after graduating from Syracuse University in May 2019.


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