Del Valle ISD
Executive Director of Operations
Areas of Expertise:
Customer-Focused Innovation, Customer Experience in your Organization-Navigating Politics of Change
Steven Alves is the Executive Director of Operations for Del Valle Independent School District, an innovative and rapidly developing district outside of Austin, Texas.
Steven currently manages over two million square feet of educational space with a focus on providing dynamic service to support all stakeholders in the purist of educational success. Along with the facility management role, Steven supports the efforts of the Transportation, Child Nutrition Services, and Construction teams in Del Valle ISD.
Before transitioning to the role of executive director; Steven served as a teacher, coach, department lead, and athletic coordinator in Austin ISD, Galveston ISD, and Dickinson ISD prior to returning to Del Valle ISD in 2005.
The experiences as a former teacher and coach have provided a unique approach to the protocols adopted for the departments within the operations umbrella.
As a Certified Athletic Administrator Steven has used processes from the management of athletic facilities that apply to operations to ensure that the focus of services remain on the students within the district. He is also a member of the Texas Association of School Business Officials.
The focus of each day is to be an “ACE” – assess – communicate – execute!