About Our Superintendent
Dr. Daniel Trevino, Jr. is a native of Mercedes, Texas. He is the second youngest from a family of eight. Daniel attended Mercedes Public Schools in buildings that still exist today. After High School, he attended Texas A&I University and received a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Education. He taught eight years in Mercedes ISD with teaching schedules at the Junior High and completed his teaching career as an Agricultural Science Teacher at Mercedes High School. Daniel completed his Masters in Educational Administration from Texas A&M – Kingsville in 1994. That same year, he was hired as an Assistant Principal at WB Green Middle School in La Feria ISD. During his 16 plus years at La Feria ISD, he served as Assistant Principal and Principal of La Feria High School. During his three years as high school principal, the campus held an Exemplary Rating under the State Accountability System (2000 – 2003). In 2002, he was awarded the Region One High School Principal of the Year Award. Daniel completed his doctorate degree from Texas A&M – Kingsville in 2007. The doctoral research that he conducted concentrated on the present challenges of the practicing superintendent, respectfully.
His most recent position was serving as the Assistant Superintendent at La Feria ISD. Dr. Trevino has published various manuscripts and articles on public education. His professional philosophy is based on a strong belief in effective teaching combined with a strong foundation in student discipline. Daniel has shared his last twenty plus years with his loving wife, Linda. The couple lives in Mercedes, Texas and they really enjoy their country living lifestyle. Daniel and Linda are proud parents of two boys, Travis, 19 and Dustin, 14. The family follows a strong belief in their faith.