31 Superintendent Vacancies Click to expand

Vacant Kemp ISD; Search by: Arrow Educational Services adINFO
Vacant Glen Rose ISD; Search by: Arrow Educational Services adINFO
Vacant Midland ISD; Search by: Walsh Gallegos Treviño Russo & Kyle P.C.INFO
Vacant Mullin ISD; Search by: Leasor Crass, P.C. (search suspended)INFO
Vacant Rocksprings ISD; Search by: Larry Taylor and the Rocksprings ISD Board of TrusteesINFO
Vacant Texarkana ISD; Search by: Thomposon & Horton LLP - Dr. Mike Moses, David Thompson & Dr. Alfred RayINFO
Vacant Carroll ISD; Search by: Thomposon & Horton LLP - Dr. Mike Moses & David ThompsonINFO
Vacant Galveston ISD; Search by:
Thompson & Horton LLPINFO
Vacant Region One ESC Executive Director; Search by: Region One ESC Board of DirectorsINFO
Vacant Industrial ISD; Search by: Region 3 ESCINFO
Vacant Queen City ISD; Search by: TASB Executive Search ServicesINFO
Vacant Region One Deputy Director; Search by: Region One ESC Board of DirectorsINFO
Vacant Milano ISD; Search by: Milano ISD Board of TrusteesINFO
Vacant Flour Bluff ISD; Search By: Joe Kelley, Flour Bluff ISD Acting Superintendent of SchoolsINFO
Lone Finalist Booker ISD - Gary Mills,Perryton ISD; Search by: Educational Solutions and Services, Mike Smith & Letha HopkinsINFO
Lone Finalist Burkburnett ISD - Dr. Brad Owen, Assistant Superintendent,Burkburnett ISD; Search by: TASB Executive Search ServicesINFO
Lone Finalist Sam Rayburn ISD - Lance Campbell, Superintendent,Lone Oak ISD; Search by: TASB Executive Search ServicesINFO
Lone Finalist Ponder ISD - Dr. Jeremy Thompson, Superintendent,Era ISD; Search by: Leasor Crass, P.CINFO
Lone Finalist Rockport/Aransas County ISD - Dr. Joshua Garcia, Exec. Dir. for Instructional Support,Mansfield ISD; Search by: Walsh Gallegos Treviño Russo & Kyle P.C.INFO
Lone Finalist Hardin ISD - Scott Mackey, Elementary Principal,Hudson ISD; Search by: Hardin ISD Board of TrusteesINFO
Lone Finalist Reagan County ISD - Eric Hallmark, Assistant Superintendent,Reagan County ISD; Search by: Region 18 ESC, Dr. Dewitt SmithINFO
Lone Finalist Zavalla ISD; Search by: Arrow Educational Services adINFO
New Super Denver City ISD - Patrick Torres, Assistant Superintendent,Red Oak ISD; Search by: TASB Executive Search ServicesINFO
New Super Jarrell ISD - Toni Hicks, Assistant Superintendent,Liberty Hill ISD; Search by: TASB Executive Search ServicesINFO
New Super La Villa ISD - Robert Muñoz, High School Principal,La Villa ISD; Search by: O’Hanlon, Demerath & Castillo in conjunction with Dr. Daniel King and Dr. Abelardo SaavedraINFO

Police investigate Sherman ISD data breach

November 2008:20 AM

Sherman police are investigating a district-wide data breach, within Sherman ISD’s private files. The data included student’s social security numbers and full names. Sherman ISD said in a letter to parents Thursday night, that two Sherman High School students accessed the private information. view article  arw

Dayton ISD staff surprised by unexpected bonuses

November 2008:20 AM

All Dayton ISD staff members received an incredible vote of confidence and appreciation from the Dayton ISD School Board on Wednesday. Throughout the day, various Dayton ISD administrators and school board members met with the staff of each campus and all members of support staff throughout the district to deliver the news that brought tears to the eyes of many people. view article  arw

Community pushes to rename Abilene ISD school after longtime educator, civic leader

November 2008:20 AM

Valree E. Brailsford lived a live of service -- both to his country and community. He was from a family of teachers and knew the value of an education, and his daughter, Karen Land, said he wanted everyone to have the same opportunity to learn. view article  arw

Mumford ISD seeing COVID-19 cases grow before Thanksgiving Break

November 2008:20 AM

Mumford school officials are warning about a new spike in COVID-19 cases. The district says they are aware of nine confirmed cases at the school this week, five of them students. They hadn’t seen many problems until now. “It does concern me,” said Sylvia Gutierrez, a Mumford ISD Grandparent. She has five grandkids in the school and works right across from the school at Midnight Grill. This week her granddaughter was sent home to quarantine as a precaution. view article  arw

Sharyland ISD swears in new trustee

November 2008:18 AM

Sharyland school board trustees said goodbye to one of their own as they swore in a new board member during their Monday meeting.  Criminal investigator Alejandro Rodriguez was sworn into the board after beating incumbent Julio Cerda during the November 3 general election. Rodriguez, who previously ran for the board in 2014, received nearly 56% of the votes. view article  arw

Klein ISD teacher dies after being found unresponsive by students on campus

November 2008:12 AM

A Wunderlich Intermediate School teacher has died after being found unresponsive by students on campus Thursday afternoon, according to Klein ISD. The district identified the teacher as Erick “Matthew” Smith. The cause of death is unknown at this time. “It is with great sadness that I share with you that we have lost a member of our Wunderlich Family,” wrote Principal Clay Huggins. “We extend our deepest sympathies to Mr. Smith’s family.” view article  arw

Waco ISD employee who died after contracting COVID-19 leaves behind legacy of volunteerism

November 2008:09 AM

A thirty-year employee of the Waco Independent School District who died after contracting COVID-19 is being remembered for her service to the community. Gloria Gonzales, 71, started her career with WISD in 1989 as an instruction aide and ended it as a clerk at Kendrick Elementary School. “Friends and colleagues remember Gloria as a loving soul who always displayed so much happiness and brought joy to those around her,” district officials said in a statement. “She will truly be missed.” view article  arw

Joshua ISD Angel Tree hopes to help 360 students during the holiday season

November 2008:06 AM

Joshua Independent School District announced Thursday that its fourth annual Angel Tree event will be virtual this year due to COVID-19 precautions. It's an annual outreach event where 360 students in need will receive clothes and one to two items from their "want list" during the holiday season. view article  arw

Abilene ISD plans to cancel final exams in December; board approval needed

November 2007:56 AM

COVID-19 has claimed another victory against normalcy in education in Abilene.  This time, it's high school end of semester final exams in the Abilene Independent School District.  Superintendent David Young said teacher feedback through a survey administered throughout the past couple weeks has led administration to cancel the finals, which would've been given just before the Christmas break. view article  arw

Sharyland ISD swears in new trustee

November 2007:20 AM

Sharyland school board trustees said goodbye to one of their own as they swore in a new board member during their Monday meeting. Criminal investigator Alejandro Rodriguez was sworn into the board after beating incumbent Julio Cerda during the November 3 general election. Rodriguez, who previously ran for the board in 2014, received nearly 56% of the votes. view article  arw

New York City to Close Public Schools Again as Virus Cases Rise

November 1909:00 AM

New York City’s entire public school system will shut on Thursday, signaling that a second wave of the coronavirus has arrived as the city is still struggling to revive from its devastating spring, when it was a global epicenter of the pandemic. The shutdown was prompted by the city’s reaching a 3 percent test positivity rate over a seven-day rolling average, the most conservative threshold of any big school district in the country. Schools in the nation’s largest system, with 1.1 million students and 1,800 schools, have been open for in-person instruction for just under eight weeks. view article  arw

‘I have had some tough days’ | Texas teachers welcome possibility of relief during pandemic

November 1908:40 AM

HOUSTON — Board member Barbara Cargill spoke about what she’s heard from teachers during Wednesday's meeting of the Texas State Board of Education.  "They're, like, dying," Cargill said. "And so many of them are really thinking about leaving education. And it just breaks my heart because their gift is teaching.   It’s a job veteran Chavez High School English teacher Coretta Mallet-Fontenot certainly takes to heart.“I have had some tough days, I’ll be very honest about that,” Mallet-Fontenot said.  She said some of her colleagues thinking about calling it quits due to the pandemic. And she's among those weary from teaching in-person and at-home students simultaneously.  "But I try to show up, you know, in solidarity with the other employees who have to be here," she said. "And, you know, trying to do the best I can to be supportive of my students.” view article  arw

Documents detail how Atkinson profited from tablet deal at Rio Hondo ISD

November 1908:40 AM

The trial of former Brownsville school board Trustee Sylvia P. Atkinson touched on several shady deals — not just the $10,000 bribe Atkinson accepted from an undercover FBI agent. A jury convicted Atkinson on federal bribery charges. She's scheduled for sentencing on Feb. 9. During the trial, federal prosecutors detailed how Atkinson profited from her position at the Rio Hondo Independent School District, where she worked as assistant superintendent. view article  arw

Houston:  HISD trustees believe superintendent search could last 6 to 9 weeks

November 1908:40 AM

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A nationwide search will get underway to find HISD's next superintendent.  Dr. Grenita Lathan has served as interim superintendent for more than two years. In a 6 to 3 vote on Thursday, trustees voted not to give her the permanent position.  Kathy Blueford-Daniels, Wanda Adams and Patricia Allen voted in favor of giving Dr. Lathan the permanent job.  "We just did her evaluation," Allen said. "She got a very good evaluation. So in my opinion, she was deserving of the title."  Annie Sung, Daniela Hernandez, Elizabeth Santos, Sue Deigaard, Judith Cruz and Holly Maria Flynn Vilaseca were in favor of launching a nationwide search.   view article  arw

Bulletin Board

Submit Event »

Eichelbaum Wardell Hansen Powell & Muñoz, P.C.

Boys Will Be Boys: Finding the Line for Gender Stereotypes and their Violation of Title IX Webinar - December 1, 2020

Register Now!

View Bulletin Board »

State announces $420M reimbursement for Texas schools to continue remote learning

November 1908:30 AM

AUSTIN - Governor Greg Abbott today announced a $420 million reimbursement program to cover costs incurred by Texas public schools that purchased Wi-Fi hotspots and/or eLearning devices (such as laptops, tablets, and Chromebooks) so students could learn remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic. The program, jointly administered by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) and the Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) using federal CARES Act dollars, will reimburse districts for costs incurred since the 2019-20 school year if the district locally purchased eLearning devices and/or WiFi hotspots. This reimbursement program builds on the progress made by Operation Connectivity, announced by Governor Abbott in May as an initiative to close the digital divide in Texas. view article  arw

Hallsville ISD chief finalist for Arkansas job

November 1908:29 AM

Hallsville ISD Superintendent Jeff Collum is headed to Arkansas this week where he will interview for the Conway Public Schools superintendent job after being named one of three finalists for the position. view article  arw

Eanes ISD adjusts 2020-21 calendar to provide staff with time for ‘mental health breaks’

November 1908:28 AM

In an effort to provide staff and students with additional instruction breaks, Eanes ISD trustees voted during a Nov. 17 meeting to adjust the 2020-21 academic calendar by approving eight early release days. When the district reviewed the results of its fall 2020 staff survey, a majority of participants expressed to need for extra time amid the challenging school year. view article  arw

Lufkin ISD ending remote learning for most students

November 1908:26 AM

The decision has been made to discontinue the Lufkin Virtual Learning Academy (LVLA) for the upcoming semester with the exception of high school seniors. The Academy was created as an alternative for families who chose not to attend face-to-face learning. All students at Lufkin ISD, with the exception of virtual high school seniors, will return to on-campus instruction on January 6, 2021. A student or an individual in his/her household who has a high-risk medical condition, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) may request a medical exemption. For a student to receive virtual instruction, a parent/guardian will submit a medical exemption form from a physician, along with a consent/request form from the parent/guardian. These forms may be picked up at all campuses and are due back to the campus by 4:00 on December 4, 2020. LVLA high school seniors may continue their online instruction for the second semester if they are passing at the end of the first semester. view article  arw

Crane ISD campuses to remain closed through January 4

November 1908:20 AM

tudents in Crane won’t return to in-person learning until the new year. Crane ISD announced that all campuses will be closed through January 4, 2021, due to a spike in COVID-19 cases. The school district will be deep cleaning and sanitizing all areas of the schools during this time. Meal services for students will be available beginning Monday, November 30. More information on ordering meals can be found here. view article  arw

Bryan ISD School Board Approves First Draft Designs Of A New Intermediate School And Transportation Complex

November 1908:20 AM

This week’s Bryan school board meeting included approving the basic designs of the new intermediate school and transportation and maintenance complex. The new buildings make up $85 million of the $175 million dollar bond package approved by voters earlier this month. Construction of the $30 million dollar transportation and maintenance complex is supposed to start next July. Construction of the new $55 million dollar school is supposed to start next August…at the site of the current transportation complex. Consultant Ron Bailey explained how the new school will be built while the current transportation facility is still being used. view article  arw

Dallas iSD Teachers Participate In Unconscious Bias Training

November 1908:20 AM

Program: CBS 11 News EveningCategories: News, Local News, KTVTTV, Top Story You may remember last month when we introduced you to a group of black, male educators hired by Dallas ISD in a new effort to diversify the district's teaching population. view article  arw

Crowley ISD to Return to Virtual Learning Through Thanksgiving Due to COVID-19

November 1908:20 AM

Students in the Crowley Independent School District will move entirely to virtual learning due to COVID-19 starting Thursday, the district says. They won't return to campuses until after Thanksgiving break. The district said it was experiencing staffing shortages because of a high number of positive coronavirus cases and close contacts who were forced to quarantine. view article  arw

Two London ISD schools shift to remote learning after COVID case

November 1908:20 AM

London ISD is closing its middle school and high school and shifting to remote learning Wednesday through Friday after a person tested positive for COVID-19. Superintendent Judi Whitis said the district was notified early Wednesday of the positive case and immediately sanitized the facilities. She declined to identify whether the person was a district employee, but she said the person was on district property and in contact with others on Tuesday. view article  arw

Garland ISD drops ties to Confederate past after board votes to change a high school mascot

November 1908:20 AM

Garland school trustees voted to remove the remnants of Confederate symbolism that one of the district’s high schools adopted at its founding more than 50 years ago. The district’s board voted unanimously Tuesday night to drop South Garland’s current mascot, the colonel. For the past three decades, trustees and school administrators have grappled with South Garland’s use of Confederate symbols, slowly removing them piece by piece. view article  arw

Seagraves ISD cancelling 3 days of classes after 15% of staff out due to COVID-19

November 1908:20 AM

Seagraves ISD has announced classes will be cancelled for three days surrounding thanksgiving break due to COVID-19 concerns. The Superintendent with Seagraves ISD reported over 15% of the faculty is out of work right now due to positive COVID-19 cases and quarantine orders. Seagraves ISD has cancelled classes on November 19, 20, and 30 at this time. Currently they are planning for classes to return after Nov. 30, but plans are in place for remote learning if need be. view article  arw

Plano ISD closes elementary school campus amid rising COVID-19 numbers

November 1908:20 AM

Jackson Elementary School in Plano ISD is temporarily returning to full remote learning because an “increasing number” of students and staffers have either tested positive for COVID-19 or been forced to quarantine after being in close contact with someone with the virus. Classes at Jackson Elementary will be completely online from today through Friday, according to an announcement on the school’s website. Students will log in for remote instruction via the district’s Webdesk system. view article  arw

Tomball: This school district is paying staff a bonus during the pandemic

November 1908:20 AM

All full-time staff in Tomball ISD will receive a one-time retention bonus for work done during the coronavirus pandemic, according to an amended motion approved by the district's board of trustees at a Nov. 10 board meeting. According to the motion, all TISD full-time employees exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act will receive a bonus of $600, while all full-time, non-exempt employees will receive a $200 bonus. view article  arw

Midland ISD sees high amount of teacher call-outs

November 1908:20 AM

MISD school district said last Friday 504 employees called out across the district, 154 of those were teachers. “We are seeing unprecedented numbers of staff who are out,” said MISD Chief Communication Officer, Elana Ladd. MISD sent out 60 of its central officer workers to help cover classrooms with no substitutes or teachers. view article  arw

Sinton ISD reports two positive COVID-19 cases

November 1908:20 AM

One student at Sinton Elementary and one staff member at Sinton High School have tested positive for COVID-19. The district says they have notified those who may have come into close contact with the two individuals. There are now four active COVID-19 cases in the district; two students at Sinton High School and one at Sinton Elementary. view article  arw

NAACP Leaders Call Vote Against Interim Houston ISD Superintendent ‘Racially Polarized’

November 1908:20 AM

Pastors and leaders with the NAACP’s Houston branch spoke out in support of HISD’s interim superintendent Grenita Lathan Tuesday, after a failed vote to name her the sole finalist for the role last week. “The 6-3 decision not to name Dr. Grenita Lathan as the official superintendent was a misguided vote, not in the best interest of our children,” said Dr. James Dixon, II, the vice president of the local NAACP, outside of HISD headquarters. view article  arw

Bond passage lets Dickinson ISD plan for new school, grade realignment

November 1908:20 AM

The passage of a $94.2 million construction bond will allow Dickinson schools to undergo a major grade realignment in a few years. Approved in a 11,154-9,532 vote on Nov. 3, the bond package will fund construction of Dickinson ISD’s third junior high school, which will make possible realignment of grades in some schools to address growth and district goals. view article  arw

Pearland ISD considers funding options after failed election

November 1908:20 AM

After Pearland ISD’s voter-approval tax rate election failed, the district is left without the $10 million it would have received had the measure passed. While district officials were disappointed the measure failed, it is not surprising, Superintendent John Kelly said in an email. view article  arw

$600,000 to hire more Denton ISD teachers by next semester

November 1908:20 AM

Denton ISD officials hope to have 20 more teachers hired, trained and working in time for the spring semester to start in mid-January. The teachers would be hired to teach exclusively students learning remotely across high school courses determined to have the highest need. Just over 72% of Denton ISD students were enrolled in face-to-face learning Tuesday evening, according to a presentation given to school board members during their regular meeting. view article  arw