Virginia Collier is a Clinical Associate Professor at Texas A&M University. She served as a teacher, principal and superintendent in the Texas schools for thirty-five years. Governor George W. Bush appointed her as a member of the Texas State Board of Educator. Dr. Collier served as the first female president of the Texas Association of School Administrators and is active in the American Association of School Administrators. The focus of her work is serving as coordinator of the TAMU cohort programs in the San Antonio and Houston areas and working with masters and doctoral students in principal and superintendent preparation.