David Bates was promoted to assistant superintendent of Maintenance and Facility Services/Construction Services Support. A 22-year veteran of Dallas ISD, Bates most recently served as interim executive director of Construction Services as well as the executive director of Maintenance and Facilities managing the almost 300 district facilities.
Prior to his work in maintenance and construction, Bates was director of Special Projects in School Leadership, where he held several other positions. His career in Dallas ISD began in 1999 as a Leadership Cadet Corps Instructor, athletic coach and campus leader. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army and holds a bachelor’s degree in Applied Arts and Sciences and a Master of Educational Leadership from the University of North Texas at Dallas.