Dr. Marc Puig
Professional Biography for Marc A. Puig
Dr. Marc A. Puig joined South San Independent School District as superintendent in June of 2020. He is a seasoned school superintendent, professional orator, business analyst, researcher and mentor. Commanding experience in both business and education, Dr. Puig brings a “hybrid” background to the superintendency. His professional experience includes serving at every level of education–teacher, assistant principal, principal, assistant superintendent and superintendent. In addition, Dr. Puig spent seven years in the corporate world as an account executive, research analyst, and project manager for a national marketing firm based in Fort Worth, Texas.
Prior to joining South San ISD, Dr. Puig served as Superintendent of Beeville ISD for four years. Driven to create endless possibilities for students, he introduced a number of innovative school choice offerings, including kindergarten computer science, elementary world languages, and a variety of magnet academies. His ethos is simple: serve with humility, wisdom and boldness.
Believing true leaders are true learners, Dr. Puig received his Doctorate of Education from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. He earned his master’s and bachelor’s degrees from the University of Texas at Arlington. His honors include multiple school board distinctions and regional superintendent of the year nominations.
Proving local school boards are the lynchpin to unleashing unprecedented student success, Dr. Puig’s groundbreaking study on the impact of school governance on student achievement won the Outstanding Dissertation Award from the Texas Council of Professors of Educational Administration. As well, he currently serves as an accountability policy advisor to the Texas Education Agency.