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The faculty, students and community of Three Rivers ISD are in our prayers.  Here is a link to Dr. Mary Springs services

Santa Rosa ISD Board of Trustees has chosen Angela Gonzalez, Superintendent of Ramirez CSD,  as Lone Finalist for Santa Rosa ISD Superintendent of Schools. Details and updates will continue to appear on our search page as things progress.  read more arw

Sanger 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

The Board of Trustees of the Hitchcock 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

After 12 years at Central ISD, Allen Garner has announced his intentions to retire as superintendent from the school effective Aug. 31.  According to a press release, the Central ISD Board of Trustees will soon begin discussions on appointing a new superintendent.  Garner has spent 28 years in public education as well as 17 years as superintendent. He started his career at Humble ISD and has since worked as an administrator at Hudson, Martinsville and Central.  In addition to his time as superintendent, he has served as a teacher, coach, assistant principal and high school principal.

Lovejoy ISD in Collin County is refusing calls for an explanation about why longtime Superintendent Ted Moore was allowed to resign Wednesday despite allegations of inappropriate conduct. Moore led the school district of more than 4,000 students for more than a decade until a Lovejoy School Board meeting Wednesday night when a statement was released saying he’s resigning immediately and mentioned inappropriate conduct with adult victims. view article arw

There was another HISD school board meeting Thursday, and another night of dissension and pointed debate. The most heated exchanges revolved around the decision on whether to suspend the search for a new superintendent. "Just temporarily suspend it until TEA have come down with their investigation," implored Trustee Wanda Adams. "See what their findings will be." view article arw

Lovejoy ISD in Collin County is refusing calls for an explanation about why longtime Superintendent Ted Moore was allowed to resign Wednesday despite ...allegations of inappropriate conduct. view article arw

Houston ISD trustees could vote Thursday on whether to suspend the district's ongoing superintendent search in light of a recently launched state investigation into potential violations of open meetings laws. Three HISD trustees are seeking to pause the search until Texas Education Agency officials complete their investigation and all appeals are exhausted. The inquiry began in late January, with no timetable disclosed by the TEA. The three board members -- Wanda Adams, Jolanda Jones and Rhonda Skillern-Jones -- have opposed the search for a new superintendent, arguing the district should permanently retain Interim Superintendent Grenita Lathan. The trustees' opposition to the search pre-dates the state investigation. view article arw

A candlelight vigil is being held tonight to honor Three Rivers ISD Superintendent Dr. Mary Springs after she suffered from a medical emergency. A post to Three Rivers ISD Facebook pagesaid her family took her off of life support on Wednesday. “We expect that she will pass and join her parents within the next few hours,” the post from the family said. “After that, she will continue to give back as we honor her wish to be an organ donor.” view article arw

Paul Jones will continue to serve Paris ISD as the district’s superintendent after the district’s Board of Trustees gave its nod of approval to his contract. The board met in executive session Monday before extending Jones’ contract in open session, said Jeanne Kraft, district spokeswoman. Jones’ contract was extended through June 30, 2022. Per the contract, he’ll earn a salary of $152,500 per year. view article arw

Whitney ISD Board of Trustees has chosen John McCullough, Director of Secondary Education and Career and Technical Education in Paris ISD,  as Lone Finalist for Whitney ISD Superintendent of Schools. Details and updates will continue to appear on our search page as things progress.  read more arw

Lovejoy ISD replaced its superintendent Wednesday night after Ted Moore suddenly resigned amid allegations of "inappropriate conduct" with "adult victims," the school board said. The small school district  — which includes the cities of Lucas, Fairview and part of Allen — notified parents and staff members late Wednesday that Assistant Superintendent Dennis Womack would assume the top job after Moore submitted his resignation. "To protect the confidentiality of adult victims we cannot, and will not, share the reasons we find ourselves in this position today," Chad Collins, the school board president, said in a letter. "We are confident that our administration, campus leadership, and this Board will maintain our exemplary education, culture and values in Lovejoy in spite of the inappropriate conduct by our former superintendent." Moore, 63, could not immediately be reached for comment. view article arw

One of the few local school leaders who has embraced the state’s A-F grading system for districts, San Antonio Independent School District Superintendent Pedro Martinez said Wednesday he’s confident his district is “on course” to score a B in 2020. The Texas Education Agency awarded San Antonio’s inner-city school district a C in 2018, about three years after Martinez took over as superintendent. view article arw

The following statement is from the Brownsville Independent School District: Dr. Esperanza Zendejas has announced her resignation as Superintendent of Schools for the Brownsville Independent School District.  An agreement has been reached which allows Dr. Zendejas the ability to pursue other interests and permits the Board to pursue hiring another Superintendent.  The Board and Dr. Zendejas have entered into the Agreement believing it is in their respective best interests and in the best interests of the District. view article arw

Pleasant Grove Independent School District's Board of Trustees will interview potential superintendent candidates Feb. 25, 26 and 27. During Tuesday's regular board meeting, a representative from Arrow Educational Services told trustees they had several applicants for the district's top spot. view article arw

The Brownsville Independent School District and former Superintendent Esperanza Zendejas issued a joint statement early Wednesday formalizing her resignation as Superintendent of Schools and departure from the district. The two parties issued the statement at the conclusion of a Board of Trustees meeting that lasted into the early morning hours. It stated that the board and Zendejas had reached an agreement that allows Zendejas to pursue other interests and permits the board to pursue hiring another superintendent. view article arw

After a public survey and an open forum was hosted to gain feedback on qualities the next superintendent should obtain from the community, the data was compiled and delivered to the Waxahachie ISD Board of Trustees on Monday. The February workshop began with a report from Robert Alfaro, a consultant for Ray & Associates that is conducting the superintendent search. A total of 582 responses were provided by WISD teachers, administrators, support staff, students, non-parent community members, parents and trustees. Common qualities and characteristics were analyzed and concluded the top 10 out of 33 recommendations for the next superintendent. view article arw

After 6 years and numerous accomplishments in Electra ISD Superintendent Scott Hogue is getting ready to sign off. Hogue has been working with kids for 35 years, now as his 6th year as superintendent comes to an end, he is ready to take it easy and wind down, as his colleagues reflect on his impact. view article arw

Cleveland ISD is starting to hear advice from their stakeholders about its next superintendent. The school board held meetings with Cleveland ISD employees and the community on Feb. 5 to hear opinions to gain a greater understanding of the qualities the stakeholders would like to see in the superintendent to replace Darell Myers, who will retire after this school year. view article arw

The Belton school board voted unanimously to extend Superintendent Susan Kincannon’s contract for one year at its Monday meeting. The board also approved a performance evaluation of the superintendent that was conducted in a closed-door meeting last week. Kincannon has a three-year contract, so her term was extended to 2022. Her salary is $215,000 annually. view article arw

Douglass Independent School District has an interim superintendent after the current one took a leave of absence. The district announced Dr. Walter Peddy’s leave of absence Wednesday in a letter to parents. The duration of the leave is unknown, the district says. KTRE has reached out to district officials for more information on what prompted the move. The Board of Trustees has retained Kerry Birdwell as interim superintendent. view article arw

Teri Alarcon, the former longtime principal at Hanna Early College High School and area assistant superintendent for all BISD high schools since 2014, has been named the lone finalist to become the superintendent of schools at the Point Isabel Independent School District in Port Isabel. In all, Alarcon has been a teacher, principal, and school and central office administrator with the Brownsville Independent School District for her entire professional career, which spans 29 years. The Point Isabel district made the announcement Tuesday morning. As per state law the district must now wait 21 days before it can hire her, which would be Feb. 26. view article arw

In a field where individuals are often overlooked regardless of their contributions to society, one man in South Texas left his small town to travel to the state capitol where he was recognized for his overwhelming success in education. Premont Independent School District Superintendent Steve VanMatre has been in education since the 1980s. He started his career as a custodian with a broom and a mop, but on Tuesday, Feb. 5, he was at the Texas State Capitol being honored by Texas Governor Greg Abbott.  During Governor Abbott’s State of the State Address, VanMatre and four other superintendents were recognized as the top five leaders in education. VanMatre stood along side his colleagues as they received a standing ovation from the crowd.* view article arw

The Point Isabel ISD Board of Trustees has chosen Theresa Alacron, Assistant Superintendent of Brownsville ISD, as Lone Finalist for Point Isabel ISD Superintendent of Schools. Details and updates will continue to appear on our search page as things progress.  read more arw

Bowie 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

It has been brought to my attention that Dr. Jolly's resignation was not unexpected, he is retiring.  Dr. Jolly' s resignation was planned and communicated to staff and community in advance.  The tone of this article does not reflect Dr. Jolly's planned resignation due to his retirement.  - js. -- Response to article from Crandall ISD to article: view article arw

WOODVILLE – Longtime Woodville ISD superintendent Glen Conner is retiring from his position.  The WISD Board of Trustees announced Conner’s decision following a special meeting called on Wednesday night through a press release. “An agreement has been reached which allows the board to pursue hiring another superintendent and Mr. Conner the ability to retire and pursue other interests.” Conner, a 38-year veteran of public education, has served as superintendent for 13 years. “I appreciate the opportunity to serve the district,” he said. “I have some things I haven’t had the time to do…a little bit of travel.” Conner added he has “a slew of grandchildren” to spend time with in his post-retirement life. He will serve the remainder of the school year, with June 30 as his last day with WISD. view article arw

Alvin ISD plans to seek input from district residents through online forms and a Feb. 12 open-microphone session as it searches for candidates to be its next superintendent.  AISD assistant superintendent Daniel Combs is serving as interim superintendent while the district works with search consultants education law attorney David Thompson and former state education commissioner Mike Moses. The district’s previous superintendent, Buck Gilcrease, retired Feb. 1 after serving in the post since 2014. view article arw

Pleasanton ISD Superintendent Dr. Matthew Mann shared his State of the District and plans for the upcoming year. “I would like to thank the school board for their support and their dedication to students, staff and parents. Their support allows for all of these great successes to be possible,” said Dr. Mann. view article arw

North Lamar ISD Superintendent Jason Adams has been named as the only finalist for the open superintendent position at Fairfield ISD. view article arw

A new charter school may be coming to Grayson County. If approved by the state, they could begin taking students in 2020. But many local superintendents aren't on board. The Frontier Education Foundation notified 28 school districts in Grayson, Fannin and Collin counties about the proposed Frontier Charter School back in December. view article arw

The Fairfield ISD Board of Trustees has named Dr. Jason Adams as the lone finalist for their superintendent position. Dr. Adams is currently the superintendent of North Lamar ISD, in Paris, Texas. His career in education spans over 22 years with stops in Madisonville, Huntington, Kerens, and Paris. He has served these districts in the capacity as teacher, coach, high school principal, and superintendent. Dr. Adams received his bachelor’s degree from Sam Houston State University, and completed his doctorate at the University of Arkansas. view article arw

Holland ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Shane Downing, Elementary Principal of Holland ISD,  as the district’s new superintendent for Holland ISD Superintendent of Schools. Details and updates will continue to appear on our search page. read more arw