Cinto Ramos, Jr.
Cinto Ramos, Jr. serves as the Chief of Board Governance and Leadership at Leadership ISD. He is a proven leader on educational policy, racial/ethnic equity and school board governance.
Jacinto is the national chair of the 2019-2020 Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE), serves on the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) board of directors as well as the next president of the Mexican American School Boards Association (MASBA).
Born and raised on the North Side of Fort Worth, Jacinto is a product of immigrant parents from Mexico, devoting countless hours to the cause of providing a voice to the disengaged and the disenchanted youths of today.
He is a certified multicultural trainer, a certified juvenile probation officer in the state of Texas, a former co-director of the Multicultural Alliance’s Camp CommUNITY, an affiliate of Courageous Conversations About Race, and part of the inaugural 2019 Accelerating Board Capacity (ABC) Institute through Harvard Business School.
Bridging the silos of activism, leadership, and community engagement, Jacinto earned a spot on the Fort Worth Independent School District's School Board of Trustees in June 2013. Two years later, he reached a historic milestone, becoming the youngest board president from Fort Worth ISD. On May 28, 2019, he was selected by his colleagues to take the lead once again as the chair of the board.
He is on track to complete his Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Administration 2020.