The Klein Independent School District has named Jenny McGown as its lone finalist to succeed former Superintendent Bret Champion. McGown, who serves as the district's deputy superintendent, was introduced as the lone finalist on June 6. As per the state statute, she will be officially sworn as Klein ISD's new superintendent on June 28, and assume her new role on July 1. view article arw

Watauga County Schools Superintendent Dr. Scott Elliott was recently named Northwest North Carolina Superintendent of the Year by the Northwest Regional Educational Service Agency (NWRESA), an organization that provides professional services, staff development and support for public schools in the region. The Regional Superintendent of the Year Award winner is chosen by fellow superintendents from the 12 school districts in Northwest North Carolina. Award winners from each of the eight regions are eligible to go on to win statewide recognition for their work. view article arw

A retired school superintendent–weary of the sameness of approaching his job in the traditional manner–dreamed of serving in an unlikely place. The school was in a swamp long since drained, and locals said alligators hadn’t been seen there in years. During his professional years, the dreamer said he took on challenges daily, hoping to prevail most of the time.  He claimed never worrying about being swallowed by a whale. It crossed his mind, however, that odds were 50-50 that he might be nibbled to death by a thousand minnows. view article arw

The Region 7 Education Service Center announced Monday that Whitehouse ISD Superintendent Dr. Christopher Moran has been named the 2019 Regional Superintendent of the Year. Moran completed his Bachelor of Science degree at Evangel University, a private university in Springfield, Missouri. After graduation, he began his teaching career in various districts, including Franklin Road Christian School in Southfield, Michigan, and Ingram ISD in Ingram, Texas. Moran then moved to Whitehouse ISD where he began teaching world geography and coaching a variety of sports. While teaching in Whitehouse, Moran continued his education and completed his Master of Education in educational administration and professional mid-management at the University of Texas at Tyler in 2001. He then completed his doctoral degree and superintendent certificate at Stephen F. Austin State University in 2005. view article arw

Brownsboro ISD 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 decision was made following an executive session during a special board meeting held Tuesday night.  FRANKSTON, Texas — After three years of increased employee turnover rates, multiple investigations and a spike in parents pulling their children from the district, the Frankston Independent School District Board of Trustees has decided to place Superintendent John Allen on paid administrative leave. view article arw

Marlin school district Superintendent Michael Seabolt was suspended by the district’s board of managers on Wednesday, but his attorneys argue the action is invalid because of how the board handled the vote.  That board voted 4-1 to suspend Seabolt and investigate his performance, the Waco Tribune-Herald reported. Assistant Superintendent Remy Godfrey will now serve as acting superintendent. view article arw

Region 7 Education Service Center is honored to announce Dr. Christopher Moran, Whitehouse ISD Superintendent of Schools, as the 2019 Regional Superintendent of the Year.  Dr. Moran completed his Bachelor of Science degree at Evangel University, a private university in Springfield, MO. After graduation, he began his teaching career in various districts, including Franklin Road Christian School (Southfield, MI) and Ingram ISD (Ingram, TX.) Moran then moved to Whitehouse ISD where he began teaching World Geography and coaching a variety of sports. While teaching in Whitehouse, Moran continued his education and completed his Master of Education in Educational Administration and Professional Mid-Management at the University of Texas at Tyler in 2001. He then completed his Doctoral degree and Superintendent Certificate at Stephen F. Austin State University in 2005.  view article arw

 Waxahachie ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Dr. Bonny Cain, Interim Superintendent of Waxahachie ISD, as the district’s new superintendent for Waxahachie ISD. Details and updates will appear on our search page. read more arw

Crandall ISD Board of Trustees has chosen Dr. Wendy Eldredge, Deputy Superintendent of Garland ISD, as Lone Finalist for  Crandall ISD Superintendent of Schools. Details and updates will continue to appear on our search page as things progress.  read more arw

The Decatur school board will vote Tuesday on a proposal that will change how Superintendent Michael Douglas is evaluated and increase the number of vacation days he receives. view article arw

Abernathy ISD Board of Trustees has chosen Aaron Waldrip, Superintendent of Wellman-Union ISD, as Lone Finalist for Abernathy ISD Superintendent of Schools. Details and updates will continue to appear on our search page as things progress.  read more arw

Chico ISD Board of Trustees has chosen Scott Higgins, Superintendent of D'Hanis ISD, as Lone Finalist for Chico ISD Superintendent of Schools. Details and updates will continue to appear on our search page as things progress.  read more arw

Flour Bluff Independent School District Board of Trustees officially voted today during the May Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees to name Dr. David Freeman as the District’s next Superintendent of Schools. Dr. Freeman’s contract is a three-year contract beginning July 1, 2019. The contract includes a $185,000 salary package. view article arw

The Edinburg CISD superintendent is the lone finalist for the job of superintendent at Brownsville ISD. view article arw

The Brownsville Independent School District on Thursday officially named René Gutiérrez, the superintendent of the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District since 2009, as the lone finalist to become BISD superintendent. The BISD Board of Trustees named Gutierrez lone finalist at a special-called meeting that set in motion a timetable for him to become superintendent on June 28. State law requires that BISD now wait 21 days before offering Gutiérrez a contract. view article arw

After nearly a half year searching for a new superintendent, Brownsville I.S.D. is now closer to having a new leader.  After an executive session on Thursday, Brownsville I.S.D. school board members voted unanimously to select René González, Edinburg C.I.S.D's current superintendent as Brownsville I.S.D.'s finalist for that position.  "We took what we did very seriously, I think we did a very good job about it," said Minerva Peña, Brownsville I.S.D.’s board president. view article arw

Del Valle school district Superintendent Kelly Crook is leaving the district after leading the district for eight years. Crook tenured her resignation during the executive session portion of the Tuesday night’s school board meeting. Her resignation is effective June 27. She leaves the district with four years remaining on her contract, which expires June 30, 2023. Crook earns an annual base salary of $223,326. view article arw

Paul Jones, Superintendent of the Paris Independent School District, has been named the Region 8 Superintendent of the Year for 2019.  Mr. Jones was nominated by the Paris ISD Board of Trustees by a resolution, and selected by a regional screening committee of school board members. He will represent the Region 8 area, which includes 46 superintendents, as its representative for the Texas Association of School Boards Texas Superintendent of the Year Award. view article arw

Blue Ridge ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Matt Kimball, Assistant Superintendent of San Angelo ISD, as the district’s new superintendent for Blue Ridge ISD. Details and updates will appear on our search page. read more arw

Buna ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Donny Lee, Superintendent of Oakwood ISD, as the district’s new superintendent for Buna ISD. Details and updates will appear on our search page. read more arw

Bartlett ISD Board of Trustees has chosen Theodore" Teddy" Clevenger, High School Principal of Teague ISD, as Lone Finalist for  Bartlett ISD Superintendent of Schools. Details and updates will continue to appear on our search page as things progress.  read more arw

Confetti burst into the air and members of the Klein ISD family cheered as school board member Rick Mann announced that Jenny McGown had been selected as the new superintendent of the school district.  On June 6, the Klein ISD board of trustees called a special board meeting to name McGown as the lone finalist to fill the position of superintendent after Bret Champion resigned at the end of May. McGown was chosen by the board as the lone finalist and will have a 21 day waiting period before she is sworn in by the board, according Justin Elbert, assistant director of communications for Klein ISD. view article arw

The Marlin Independent School District Board of Managers suspended Superintendent Michael Seabolt on Wednesday afternoon, but attorneys for the superintendent assert in a letter to the governing body that it lacks the authority to do so. The five-member board of managers voted 4-1 to suspend Seabolt and launch an investigation into his performance and the district. Board member Danny Vickers cast the sole dissenting vote. The board also ordered Seabolt to immediately hand in any district property to Texas Education Agency conservator Jean Bahney and banned him from district events and property, including its computers and digital networks. view article arw

The Klein ISD board of trustees is expected to name its lone finalist for the district’s new superintendent on Thursday, June 6. The announcement comes just two weeks after KISD Superintendent Bret Champion announced his resignation May 21.In accordance with Texas Government Code, the vacancy or job posting was required to be posted for at least 10 days before the board could name the finalist(s) being considered for the position. view article arw

The Marlin Independent School District has been on rocky ground for the last several years. Mayor Carolyn Lofton shares several concerns because she's not only Marlin's mayor, she's a foster parent to students in Marlin's school district. ''The youngest is going to kindergarten. And then third grade and 8th grade," Lofton tells FOX 44. view article arw

Region 16 announced on Tuesday that Pampa ISD Superintendent Tanya Larkin was named the 2019 Region 16 Superintendent of the Year. Larkin will represent Region 16 in the annual Superintendent of the Year award program where superintendents from 1,026 local school districts are nominated. view article arw

Boyd ISD trustees hired Leslie Vann Wednesday night as the district’s interim superintendent. Vann retired as superintendent of Comfort ISD and has been working as a realtor with Parker Properties in Decatur. Along with serving as superintendent in Comfort, he held the same position in the Lometa, Gorman and Wellman-Union districts. view article arw

The Edinburg school trustees will consider the next step in leadership if Superintendent René Gutiérrez is named lone finalist for the Brownsville Independent School District, a decision which is expected later this week. The Brownsville ISD Board of Trustees will meet at 2 p.m. Thursday and consider naming Gutiérrez as the lone finalist, according to BISD’s agenda. Until then, ECISD Board President Robert Peña said the board will continue working with the superintendent until his possible departure from the district. view article arw

At a noon meeting, the Marlin Independent School District school board suspended Superintendent Michael Seabolt. The board also voted 4-1 to hire an outside firm to investigate his activities and those of the school district. The board also requested Seabolt turn over all keys and district devices he may have as well as forbid him from being on district property. view article arw

Region 16 has announced that Mrs. Tanya Larkin, Superintendent of Pampa Independent School District, has been named the 2019 Region 16 Superintendent of the Year. Mrs. Larkin will represent Region 16 in the annual Superintendent of the Year (SOTY) award program. view article arw

Allen, Texas – June 4, 2019 – The Lovejoy ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved Dr. Michael Goddard as the lone finalist for the district’s superintendent position. Dr. Goddard has served as the Superintendent of Red Oak ISD, in Red Oak, Texas for the past two years, where the district was named a Semi-Finalist for the HEB Excellence in Education Award, is currently ranked the highest in Red Oak ISD history in the UIL Lone Star Cup, and earned the highest amount of scholarship money ($13 million) in history for its students. He is a nationally certified trainer for Vital Smarts - Crucial Conversations & Crucial Accountability as well as an internationally certified John Maxwell Speaker, Trainer, and Coach. He is a highly sought out keynote speaker and speaks often at national and regional conferences.   view article arw

Teague High School principal Teddy Clevenger is the final candidate for superintendent of Bartlett schools after a school board vote Monday.  Outgoing Superintendent Travis Edwards announced the board’s choice Tuesday morning. Edwards has accepted a position as superintendent of Hitchcock Independent School District in the Galveston area.  State law requires a 21-day waiting period after a finalist is chosen before the board can officially hire Clevenger. view article arw

Now in his sixth year at the helm of Paris ISD, Superintendent Paul Jones is going to bat for an entire region. The Texas Association of School Boards announced Tuesday afternoon that Jones has been chosen to represent Region 8 in the state’s Superintendent of the Year competition. The Region 8 Education Service Center, based in Pittsburg, includes 46 school districts, though that will become 45 as Roxton ISD merges with Chisum ISD for the next school year. The Texas Association of School Boards has 20 districts. view article arw