ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL, METRO-NASHVILLE PUBLIC SCHOOLS
Beatriz Salgado is an assistant principal at Hillsboro High School in Metro Nashville Public Schools. Prior to becoming a school administrator, she was a school counselor for MNPS and a classroom teacher in El Paso, TX.
Beatriz earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at El Paso, a master’s degree in school counseling from Middle Tennessee State University, and an administrative license from Lipscomb University. Most recently, she completed the GASL (Governor’s Academy for School Leadership) fellowship. This program is a one-year partnership with the Tennessee Department of Education and Vanderbilt’s Peabody College.
In addition, through her leadership, programs such as Pioneros, ESCALERA, and 100 Black Men of Middle Tennessee have partnered with the various schools she has led to provide leadership development and academic support for students.
Beatriz is actively involved with ALAS (Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents). She is also part of the Latino Education Coalition to ensure rigorous and high-quality instruction for Latino students in Nashville.
Providing a culture of collaboration and trust is a top priority for Ms Salgado. She will work with all stakeholders to understand their needs, concerns, and goals.
She believes students should be globally competitive graduates ready to live, work, and contribute in an interconnected world.