Charles E. Dupre, Ed.D., CPA, ACC

Strata Certified Coach


Charles Dupre is a Strata Certified and International Coaching Federation credentialed Coach, dedicated to supporting and developing leaders who are committed to leading with authenticity, integrity and vulnerability. A recognized and award-winning leader in the education sector, he served as superintendent/CEO of two large public school districts in Texas and is known for building and leading high-performing teams.

Charles is a proven culture builder, communicator and champion for helping others achieve their full potential, as he believes authentic investment in others enables us to be our best for ourselves and for others. As a true servant leader, his influence and expertise has been instrumental during times of crisis and great uncertainty, including the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, the Coronavirus pandemic, and Winter Storm Uri. During these unprecedented events, Charles provided steady, calming leadership in the local community and a voice for all public school districts and administrators in the state, serving in advisory roles to state-level leaders.

Charles currently serves the Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) as Deputy Executive Director for Member Engagement and Support, where he has designed and launched programs to support member well-being and leadership development. During his 26 years in education, Charles served as internal auditor, budget officer, and CFO before his 15 year tenure as superintendent/CEO. Previously, Charles enjoyed a successful season of his career as an auditor and accountant in the energy sector.

Born in Casablanca, Morocco, Charles was adopted as an infant and raised in Springfield, Missouri. He is a Certified Public Accountant, having earned the BBA in Accounting from Harding University. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Education Administration from the University of Houston and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Lamar University.

With a passion for serving both children and adults, Charles has invested countless hours in shaping the future of others through his roles as leader, coach, mentor, Sunday school teacher, camp counselor, and friend. He believes that authentic investment in others enables us to be our best for ourselves and for others. He has also served on the boards of numerous nonprofits that support the well-being of children, education and community development.

Charles has been married to his wife for 37 years. He is the father of two sons and Coco Pops to the most remarkable grandson.

Many organizations don’t have the tools and resources to grow their people. This is stressful and frustrating when you know investing in your teams is beneficial. Regardless of the size of your company, you deserve to be able to offer the highest quality leadership development available. 

At Strata Leadership, we care about your success as much as you do and want to partner with you to build up the leaders within your organization.


First, let’s talk. We want to learn more about you, your company, and your vision for the future.

Next, we’ll create a plan specifically designed for the needs of your team.

Finally, you can enjoy a thriving workplace that comes from effective leadership.