Chief Academic Officer

Chief Academic Officer

Alisa Zapata

Alisa Zapata

Instructional Services Divison
azapata@chccs.k12.nc.us

Alisa C. Zapata joined the district in September 2021 as the Chief Academic Officer. Prior to that, Zapata served as both an assistant superintendent of schools and chief academic officer for the Socorro Independent School District in El Paso, Texas for the past seven and a half years. Zapata also served as the director of high schools in Des Moines, Iowa for a year before moving to El Paso. Previous to moving to Iowa, Zapata served as a principal, assistant principal, and math teacher in Houston, Texas. Zapata holds a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and a master’s degree in Secondary Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Houston; and will graduate with her doctorate in Educational Administration from Texas A&M Commerce in December 2021.