PRESS RELEASE: Superintendent Dr. Robert Bostic Awarded TCEA District Administrator of 2022


March 3, 2022 – STAFFORD, Texas – We are proud to announce the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) has selected Dr. Robert Bostic as the 2022 District Administrator of the Year for his work in advancing teaching and learning through innovative technology at Stafford MSD.

Dr. Robert Bostic accepted the award by stating, “I’m a proud Superintendent, and I believe we can get our staff and students to the promised land of high academic achievement by using and integrating innovative instructional technology. While I’ve been here, we’ve created a brand-new STEM Magnet Academy, built the first and only drone launching pad in Fort Bend county, as well as implementing one-to-one iPad devices for every student.”

TCEA proudly announced the finalists and award winners for the 2021-2022 Educator Awards and Scholarships in a virtual ceremony on March 1, 2022. This year’s finalists and winners reflect the spirit of TCEA and the very best of their profession. The team of judges worked diligently over several months to select the finalists from among many qualified educators.

The organization’s Executive Director Lori Gracey congratulates all the finalists. “I am so proud of these fantastic educators. Their work in education is deserving of recognition, and they’ve shown remarkable resilience, dedication, and commitment to advancing education and integrating technology to support learning. TCEA is thrilled to honor them through our Educator Awards and Scholarships.”

A global, nonprofit, member-based organization, and supports the use of technology in education. Founded in 1980, TCEA has played a vital role in increasing technology funding and access for PreK-16 schools for nearly 40 years. The 57,000-member association is led by a grassroots board of directors—all professional educators.

The mission of SMSD is for every student to graduate college and career ready without remediation. The district is extraordinarily diverse and ready to serve 3,600 students from Pre-K to 12th grade at 5 school campuses — Early Childhood Center, Elementary School, Middle School, High School and STEM Magnet Academy. In addition to outstanding students and excellent teachers, SMSD is extremely fortunate to have a high level of parental involvement in the schools and very strong partnerships with the city. Additional information about SMSD is available at