Director of Human Resources/Student Services

 Alphonso Bates

Phone: 972-843-8400


Degrees and Certifications:

Alphonso Bates

Alphonso Antonio Bates is a currently the Director of Human Resources and has been in education for 17 years, 6 years as a class room teacher and 11 years as a campus level Administrator. He has served as the Associate Principal and Dean of Instruction at Desoto High School located in Desoto, TX.   Mr. Bates is an instructional leader that provides professional development to ensure best instructional practices are being used for approximately 300 faculty members and over 3000 students.  


Mr. Bates is a native of Dallas, and is a proud graduate of David W. Carter High School, Class of 1994.  He received his Bachelors of Arts in education in 1999 from the University of North Texas.  He furthered his studies at the University of North Texas and received a Masters in Education Administration in 2005. 


Mr. Bates currently resides in Grand Prairie, TX where he and his lovely wife of 12 years, Jenia Bates are the proud parents of four children.