ANGLETON — Angleton ISD Superintendent Patricia Montgomery on Wednesday announced her plan to retire after 41 years with the school district.  Montgomery, who many refer to as “Dr. Pat,” has served as superintendent since January 2010, according to her statement posted on Facebook, and her retirement is effective June 15. view article arw

DONNA — The Donna school district trustees accepted the resignation of Superintendent Fernando Castillo on Tuesday evening during a special board meeting called to specifically reopen the discussion of his proposed resignation or termination. Castillo resigned as superintendent effective immediately but as part of the deal he will be reassigned within the district to another position until June 30, at which point he will leave the district. Until then, he will keep his pay of $210,000 annually and benefits, but at this point it is unclear what title he will hold.   “He’s got a contract,” explained board President Efren Ceniceros. “I think it’s fair … the process is expedited by him accepting the agreement.” view article arw

Corsicana Mayor Don Denbow has accepted an interim position as the Kerens Independent School District Superintendent on a part-time basis, according to a press release by the City of Corsicana. Dr. Jason Adams has resigned his position at the school district to take a similar position in Paris, Texas. The district has asked Don Denbow to assist in the day-to-day operations and in its search for a permanent superintendent. view article arw

Smithville schools Superintendent Rock McNulty tendered his resignation as the district’s top administrator Monday night during the school board meeting without citing a reason for his exit. In a one-paragraph letter, McNulty said his resignation is effective July 31 and said: “It has been my privilege to serve the board of trustees and community of Smithville as superintendent of schools the last nine years.” view article arw

DeSoto Independent School District Superintendent Dr. David Harris has been "relieved" of his duties, effective immediately, following a unanimous vote at a special meeting among board school leadership Monday night.  Harris has been placed on administrative leave amid an investigation into "concerns regarding the duties and performance of the superintendent," according to a district spokeswoman.  Bobby LaBorde, assistant superintendent of finance and human resources, will lead the district until an interim superintendent is hired, officials said. view article arw

Judi Whitis arrived in Decatur as the new superintendent in July 2017. After seven-plus months on the job, Decatur ISD trustees gave a unanimous approval of her performance. Trustees added a year to Whitis’ contract that will run through July 30, 2021, and gave her a $3,000 raise Monday night. “Her motto for the district is expect the best. She has done a good job of conveying that to the leadership and staff,” said School Board President Wade Watson. “The expectations for the district are high.” view article arw

On Tuesday, Feb. 13, Texas House Speaker Joe Straus appointed Lamar CISD Superintendent Dr. Thomas Randle to the P-TECH Advisory Council. Under the program, which the Legislature created last year, public school districts and open-enrollment charter schools will be able to apply for the P-TECH designation. P-TECH high schools will offer an open-enrollment program that gives students the opportunity to combine high school and post-secondary courses, as well as internships, apprenticeships or other job training programs. Within six years, students in a P-TECH school will be able to earn a high school diploma, an associate degree or other certificate or industry certification. The students will also complete job training. view article arw

DeSoto school trustees aren't saying why they immediately relieved longtime Superintendent David Harris of his duties Monday night and launched an investigation of him. Harris has led the suburban district in southern Dallas County since April 2012. He could not be reached for comment. The decision to suspend Harris was unanimous. A statement issued by the district noted only that he was placed on leave and that the board hired an attorney to investigate concerns regarding Harris' duties and performance. view article arw

The February 19, 2018, regularly scheduled school board meeting for BISD began at six o’clock in the evening on Monday. Board president Jennifer Humphries, with the help of board trustee Pat Bell, announced the board’s intention to nominate Superintendent Lacy Freeman for the prestigious award of Superintendent of the Year. view article arw

Superintendent Michael Seabolt will be serving another five years as the head of Marlin Independent School District. The district’s state-appointed board of managers approved the contract during its meeting Monday night. The decision comes a little more than a month after the board conducted an annual superintendent evaluation. His new contract expires in February 2023, he said. view article arw

Smithville schools Superintendent Rock McNulty resigned as the district’s top administrator Monday night during the school board meeting without citing a reason for his exit. In a one-paragraph letter, McNulty noted his resignation is effective July 31 and said: “It has been my privilege to serve the board of trustees and community of Smithville as superintendent of schools the last nine years.” view article arw

The Edgewood Independent School District’s board of managers on Friday will consider placing Superintendent Emilio Castro on paid leave as the district investigates a harassment complaint against him, officials said. District officials will prepare a report to the board, which could hire an outside firm to conduct an independent investigation of “any allegations of harassment made against the Superintendent,” according to the meeting agenda and a prepared statement released by Keyhla Calderon-Lugo, the district’s public information officer. view article arw

A female employee at the Edgewood Independent School District has formally accused Superintendent Emilio Castro of inappropriate behavior on multiple occasions, according to a San Antonio Police Department incident report. The report, obtained by KSAT, alleges that an unnamed female employee told an SAPD officer that the superintendent "ran his hand down her shin" while they were alone in her office on Friday afternoon. view article arw

The DeSoto ISD superintendent faces an investigation and was relieved of his duties late Monday night. David Harris was officially placed on paid leave. view article arw

For two hours in closed session, the Victoria school district Board of Trustees spent about 45 minutes Thursday discussing the job description for its next leader. "It's a very strong profile that fits our community," said board president Ross Mansker. "We need a strong leader that can deal with communication and the community relations." view article arw

The Edgewood Independent School District board of managers on Friday will consider action to place Superintendent Emilio Castro on paid leave pending an investigation into harassment allegations made against him by a district employee. Last Friday, Feb. 16, Edgewood ISD employee Gloria D. Collins submitted a written complaint against Castro with the school district, detailing what she said were three separate incidents of unwanted physical contact, including an alleged incident earlier that day during which the two were alone in her office. Collins also filed a report with the San Antonio Police Department. view article arw

SAN ANTONIO - A female employee of the Edgewood Independent School District has accused Superintendent Emilio Castro of inappropriately touching her multiple times, according to a San Antonio Police Department incident report released Monday. view article arw

It is a shock," Dr. David Harris said as he got in his truck Monday night, outside the Desoto ISD building, just minute after the school board voted unanimously to relieve him of his duties as Superintendent.  Board president Carl Sherman would not divulge details of the boards decision, saying they "can't discuss that at this time."  Several members of the Desoto community believe the decision stems from staunch disagreements regarding who to hire as the next head football coach at Desoto, to replace Todd Peterman, who resigned last month. view article arw

The Anna ISD Board of Trustees has asked Arrow Educational Services, Inc. to assist with the search for a superintendent AND a high school principal. Details pertaining to both positions found here: arrowsearchinc.com/active-searche…  read more arw

New Huntsville ISD Superintendent Dr. Scott Sheppard hired two veteran educators last week to join the Hornet team. Sheppard presented a pair of administrative recommendations to the Board of Trustees for consideration during a regular monthly meeting on Thursday evening. With a unanimous vote, the board approved both recommendations to hire Marcus D. Forney as the assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction and Joshua D. Campbell as the new principal at Mance Park Middle School. view article arw

In the Victoria Independent School District, we believe that great school districts must care as much about values as they do about victory, as much about purpose as they do about profit and as much about being effective as they do about being successful. At our Feb. 15 regular scheduled board meeting, we had much to celebrate in terms of value, purpose, effectiveness and success. view article arw

The La Vernia Independent School District has named its lone finalist to become its next superintendent, a press release on the school district's website said. According to the release, Trent Lovette has been tabbed to follow Jose Moreno who resigned in November. view article arw

Dr. Jeffrey L. Brasher, current superintendent in the Gainesville Independent School District and father to four children, has been named the lone finalist by the Fredericksburg Independent School District board of trustees. Trustees met Tuesday to finalize details for his hiring after narrowing a large field of applicants down to two. view article arw

John Craft will remain as superintendent of the Killeen Independent School District until 2021. In a closed executive session Tuesday evening, the KISD Board of Trustees discussed Craft’s annual job appraisal, contract renewal/extension and compensation. Board Member Carlyle Walton said Craft understands legislative and operational challenges KISD faces. view article arw

Former Pasadena ISD Superintendent Kirk Lewis, serving as Crosby ISD's interim superintendent, doesn't plan to toss his name into consideration for the permanent job. "I was happy in retirement but I think sometimes God throws an opportunity right in front of you and says, 'This is where I need you' and after visiting with the board, a really exceptional board, I just felt like maybe this is where I need to be for a short period of time," Lewis said. Crosby ISD Superintendent Keith Moore said in late January he would resign effective June 30, citing personal reasons. Crosby ISD Board of Trustees President Carla Windfont declined to comment about Moore's current status -- if any -- with the district. view article arw

Several months after the resignation of its superintendent, La Vernia Independent School District has named a lone finalist to be the district’s new leader. Its board has tapped Trent Lovette, the current chief of governance, policy and program evaluation for Crowley Independent School District, according to a La Vernia ISD release. Lovette has been with the Crowley district since 2003, during which time the student population grew from 6,500 to more than 15,000, according to the release. view article arw

The Board of Trustees of the West Sabine Independent School District is searching for an outstanding, qualified administrator to lead the school district. Details and updates will appear on our search page as things progress. read more arw

The deadline to apply to be Temple’s next school superintendent is midnight Wednesday. Temple Independent School District is looking for a new superintendent to start in May, just before current Superintendent Robin Battershell retires. The board intends to only release one candidate’s name before officially deciding to hire that person. view article arw

After several months on paid administrative leave, the termination of Donna school district Superintendent Fernando Castillo was discussed during a school board meeting Tuesday. The item was addressed during the executive session portion of the meeting and after a two-hour wait, the board came out of their chambers to simply state there would be no action taken on the matter of Castillos’ termination. view article arw

The Victoria school district's Board of Trustees will soon know what the community wants in the next superintendent. "It could be the same or additions," said Board President Ross Mansker about how the traits could align. "We will go through and see what the community said." view article arw

The Texas Association of Rural Schools (TARS) Executive Committee is conducting a search for an outstanding, qualified executive director to lead TARS. Details and updates will appear on our search page as things progress. read more arw

Texas Association of School Board is asking the public for their input as the begin to search for a new superintendent for the Alice Independent School District. view article arw

Eric Wright began Jan 1. as Hays CISD’s newest superintendent. Wright was recently the superintendent of Fredericksburg ISD. An alum of Stephen F. Austin State University, Wright said he is ready to improve HCISD’s foundation of education. view article arw

Seymour ISD names their Lone Finalist

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The Seymour ISD Board of Trustees has named their lone finalist! Click for more information! view article arw

Caddo Mills ISD Hires ESS

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Caddo Mills ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire TASB Executive Search Services (ESS) to conduct a search for a new superintendent. Details and updates will appear on our search page as things progress. read more arw