• Meet Our Superintendent

    A headshot of Dr. Mike Rockwood
    Dr. Mike Rockwood
    Email mrockwood@ldisd.net
    Phone  940-497-8401

    The public education career of Dr. Mike Rockwood is centered around advocating and supporting the very best educational opportunities for all students. Throughout his career, student safety, high academic achievement and leadership development have been Dr. Rockwood's priorities. He has a proven record of supporting student success, expanding local and international business partnerships and inspiring innovative strategies in multiple school districts.

    In 2021, Dr. Rockwood was named Superintendent of Schools at Lake Dallas ISD. He previously served in numerous roles for both Sheldon ISD and Lamar Consolidated ISD, including Executive Director, Chief of Staff and Deputy Superintendent. As the Deputy Superintendent in Lamar Consolidated ISD, Dr. Rockwood was responsible for supporting academic, operational and financial initiatives that resulted in an A-rating from the state of Texas. He has also overseen the successful passage of $1.35 billion in bond funds, numerous school rezonings, comprehensive strategic plans and multiple community, and teacher and student advisory committees.

    Dr. Rockwood is a member of the Texas Association for School Administrators (TASA) and a recipient of TASA’s 2018 Johnny Veselka Award. In 2017, Dr. Rockwood was selected as one of the inaugural 42 participants to help launch The Holdsworth Center and its prestigious leadership development program created by H-E-B Chairman, Charles Butt. Also in 2017, Dr. Rockwood was selected as one of only 35 educators from across the country to be honored by the National School Public Relations Association for excellence in public education, communications and community relations.

    He received his doctorate in K-12 Educational Leadership from Baylor University, a master’s degree from The George Washington University, and his bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University.

    Dr. Rockwood was born and raised in Texas. He and his wife, Jene’, have three children—Mikayla who is grown, along with Luke and Lauren, who both attend school in Lake Dallas ISD. Dr. Rockwood and his family are active in supporting the local community and they are proud to call the Lake Cities home!