G. Wayne Rotan brings more than 30 years of expertise in public education to the Strategic Partnerships, Inc. (SPI) Team. His experience is both diverse and vast. He served as superintendent of the Glen Rose ISD from 2006 until 2021. Prior to that position, he served as superintendent of Barbers Hill ISD.
Wayne began his career as a teacher and coach in Odessa before moving to Forsan ISD as a junior high/high school principal where he was later named superintendent.
While serving at Glen Rose ISD, the district was selected by the Commissioner of Education to the Texas High School Performing Schools Consortium. Glen Rose ISD earned an “A” academic rating from the Texas Education Agency.
Wayne also understands revenue generation for critical projects. He successfully passed bond referendums and then helped manage construction projects. He also was able to secure numerous state and federal grants for technology and transportation projects at the school district level of government.
His service on the Texas School Coalition Board, executive board for the Texas Association of School Administrators, University Interscholastic League committees, Paluxy River Child Advocacy Board, and Cross Timbers Education Advisory Council allowed him to experience all aspects of public education.
Wayne was selected Region II Superintendent of the year in 2012 and Region 18 High School Principal of the Year in 2001. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Texas Tech University and Master of Education from Sul Ross State University. He will be a valuable asset to the SPI Team and the clients they serve.