Forums Offer Community Chance to Meet Paul Cruz

Austin ISD community forums continue throughout January to give staff, students, families and community members the chance to meet the sole finalist for superintendent.

Paul Cruz will give a short presentation at each forum and will then open the floor to questions from those in attendance. 

The Jan. 15 forum at Pickle Elementary School will be conducted in Spanish with English interpretation; all other forums will include Spanish interpretation. The Jan. 15 forum at Summitt Elementary School will include Vietnamese interpretation. 

The first forum is 5:30–7 p.m. this Wednesday, Jan. 7, at Reagan High School, 7104 Berkman Drive.

Schedule of forums:

  • Jan. 7: 5:30–7 p.m., Reagan High School, 7104 Berkman Drive
  • Jan. 15: 4–5 p.m., Summitt Elementary School (Vietnamese interpretation), 12207 Brigadoon Lane; 6–7:30 p.m., Pickle Elementary School (Spanish with English interpretation), 1101 Wheatley Ave.
  • Jan. 21: 6–7:30 p.m., Austin High School, 1715 W. Cesar Chavez St.
  • Jan. 24: 10–11:30 a.m., Crockett High School, 5601 Manchaca Road

In addition, KLRU will be hosting a Civic Summit open to students, teachers, and the community at large to ask him questions.  The Civic Summit will take place on Tuesday, January 13th at 7pm at the KLRU Studio 6A located at 2504-B Whitis Austin, Texas 78712. It will also be livestreamed at RSVP at

For more information, please contact Linda Medina-Lopez at (512) 414-9706.