Leadership Development

Rick Horacek


Rick Horacek is in his 35th year in Education.  Mr. Horacek received his Bachelor of Arts in Social Studies from New Mexico State University in 1982, Master of Arts in Education Administration from Western New Mexico University in 1996.  Mr. Horacek has served the Educational system as a Social Studies teacher, Athletic Director, Assistant Principal, Principal, Director of Instructional Support, District Shephard, Executive Director for School Improvement and currently Director of Leadership and Support for Farmington Municipal Schools.

Mr. Horacek’s primary role is to support principals in leading High Reliability Schools through the FMSD Instructional Leadership coaching model.  Mr. Horacek also provides coaching and leadership development as well as on-boarding of new administrators in the instructional and leadership systems established by the District.