Texas Council for International Studies

Margaret Davis


Leah Trainham

Executive Director of of IB Support and Business Services
Leah Trainham is a native of Austin and has spent most of her teaching career in IB schools, working with Middle Years and Diploma Programs. She holds a BA in History from the University of Texas and is a distinguished alumnus of the Uteach Liberal Arts Program. In addition, Ms. Trainham holds an MA in History from Texas A&M University

D'Les Gonzales

Executive Director for School Operations
Ms. Gonzales is the San Antonio Director of Operations of the Texas Council for International Studies. She holds a B.A. from the University of Texas at San Antonio and a M. Ed. from Concordia University of Texas. She is an experienced teacher and administrator. Her leadership positions include campus Principal and district Instructional Leadership Senior Advisor to the Assistant Superintendent for IB

John Wink

Longview Chief of Schools & TCIS Operations
John Wink serves as the Chief of Schools for the TCIS campuses in Longview ISD. He is a nationally renowned author, presenter, and leadership consultant. His work as a school improvement leader and practitioner has garnered some of the highest accolades in state accountability. His work and writing about Excellence in Every Classroom have transformed numerous campuses and school districts into high performing schools, and his simplistic approaches to saving and supporting teachers have generated national notoriety.