James Talarico
Executive Director for Central Texas

Photograph of James TalaricoJames Talarico is Reasoning Mind’s Executive Director for Central Texas, where he oversees our enrollment, development, and implementation efforts in the greater Austin and San Antonio region. A proud 8th-generation Texan, James was born and raised in Round Rock and is passionate about providing students with a first-rate math education in the very community that has given him so much. He holds a bachelor’s degree in government from the University of Texas at Austin, and a master’s degree in education policy from Harvard University. Before joining Reasoning Mind, James taught sixth grade at Rhodes Middle School in San Antonio, where he was recognized as a district “Rising Star.”