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Akin named new Career and Technical Education director

Mike Akin      Pearland Independent School District welcomes Mike Akin as its new Career and Technical Education director.

      With 26 years in education, Akin has dedicated the last 23 to Pearland ISD, most recently having served as the district’s Career and Technical Education coordinator. Prior to that, he was an assistant principal at Pearland High School - Searcy Ninth Grade Center and at the PACE Center. Before becoming an AP, Mike Akin could be found in the classroom, where he dedicated eight years to being an automotive instructor at PHS.

      “I’m looking forward to working with the campuses and staff to support student success.  We have a remarkable group of teachers that are knowledgeable, passionate and dedicated to their programs,” Akin said. “I want our team to help bolster these programs, taking the best and making them even better. This continual improvement can only help our students achieve greater things.” 

      Akin holds a master’s degree in Industrial Technology from Sam Houston State University and a bachelor’s degree in Technical Education from Texas A&M University.

      “I am honored to serve as the new CTE director and, alongside my team, I believe in always putting our students at the forefront of our decisions. This is what will continue to move us towards being a world-class district.”