Ester Coronado Named Interim Director for Strategic Initiatives
June 23, 2022
Ester Coronado has been appointed Interim Director for Strategic Initiatives in the Office of the President. Previously, she was the Coordinator of Measurement and Evaluation in the Office of Integrated Planning and Performance Excellence.
As the Interim Director, Coronado will be responsible for helping identify and successfully implement college initiatives designed to measurably improve college key performance indicators and student outcomes. She will also serve as the President’s primary advisor, convener, and coordinator for college performance planning, monitoring, and enhancement to achieve the goals and vision of the college.
In addition, Coronado will work with college leadership to make sure they have current and accurate information on performance indicators and improvement opportunities.
Coronado first arrived at SAC as an administrative support staff member. She later transferred to the Alamo Colleges District’s Purchasing & Contract Administration Department to work as a purchaser.
She returned to SAC and has served as a research specialist, college facilitator, and project coordinator. As coordinator of measurement and evaluation, she fostered a collaborative strategic planning process, which encouraged the inclusion of all unit colleagues, for a co-created unit strategic plan, and an assessment process with a reflective review, analysis, and evaluation of the unit strategic plan.
Coronado received a Master of Business Administration degree from Wayland Baptist University.