Mr. Gerard G. Cortez is currently serving as the Executive Director of Special Education for North East ISD in San Antonio, Texas. In his role as Executive Director of Special Education, he provides administrative oversight for special education programs & services, Section 504 and Dyslexia. Mr. Cortez has been a professional educator for over twenty years. Prior to coming to North East ISD, he worked in a variety of educational and non-profit settings. Specifically, he has served as a classroom teacher, instructional specialist, program supervisor, grant coordinator, campus administrator, and director of special education.