Gov. Perry Appoints Leal to State Board for Educator Certification
Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Leon Leal of Grapevine to the State Board for Educator Certification for a term to expire Feb. 1, 2017. The board develops certification, continuing education requirements and standards of conduct for public school teachers.
Leal is owner of Abba Staffing and Consulting Inc. and Abba Professional Group. He is a member, past vice president and past secretary of the Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District Board of Trustees, and a member and past 2005 Bond Planning Committee chairman of the Grapevine-Colleyville Education Foundation Board of Directors. He is a volunteer for the Grapevine High School College Go Center, and a past trustee and past member of the Baylor Regional Medical Center at Grapevine Finance and Growth and Quality committees. He is also president and founder of the Grapevine Youth Wrestling Board, a past officer for the Grapevine Youth Baseball Board, past member of the Grapevine Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, and a past volunteer for Keep Grapevine Beautiful.