“We’ve learned a lot from him, so we just wanted to honor him,” Duncanville ISD Director of State and Federal Programs Mari Zamora said, shortly before Henderson trustees voted unanimously to hire Thurston Lamb to lead the Lions as superintendent. view article arw

Fairfield ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Dr. Jason Adams, Superintendent of North Lamar ISD, as the district’s new superintendent for Fairfield ISD. Details and updates will appear on our search page. read more arw

Nursery 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

Petersburg ISD Board of Trustees has chosen Dr. Brian Bibb, High School Principal of Seymour ISD, as Lone Finalist for Petersburg ISD Superintendent of Schools. Details and updates will continue to appear on our search page as things progress.  read more arw

George West ISD Board of Trustees has chosen Dr. Jim Rosebrock, Chief Academic Officer of Corpus Christi ISD, as Lone Finalist for George West ISD Superintendent of Schools. Details and updates will continue to appear on our search page as things progress.  read more arw

Oakwood 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 Bloomington school superintendent has resigned, according to the school board.  Barnett was placed on paid administrative leave during a specially called meeting April 2. Board and school district officials have not commented about why Barnett was placed on administrative leave, citing personnel issues.  The resignation is effective July 2, 2019. Barnett is still on paid administrative leave, Ellsworth said.  Elvis Whaley, a district administrator, is still the temporary acting superintendent.  Ellsworth said the board will discuss whether to hire a superintendent search firm to find Barnett’s replacement at the next board meeting, which is scheduled Monday. view article arw

Lee to take helm at Buna ISD

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After two years as the Oakwood Independent School District Superintendent Donny Lee is resigning to take the same position with the Buna Independent School District, 35 miles north of Beaumont.  Lee, who was hired by the Oakwood ISD in June of 2017, will start work in Buna June 1. His last day in Oakwood will be May 31. view article arw

Educator Shannon Allen, a Beaumont native who came up through the ranks of its public schools, on Wednesday was announced as the new superintendent of Beaumont ISD. Allen will be the first woman to hold the position when she takes over July 1. She will replace John Frossard, who retired. view article arw

Santa Gertrudis ISD Board of Trustees has chosen Dr. Veronica Alfaro, Interim Superintendent and Human Resources/Payroll Testing Coordinator/Elementary School Principal of Santa Gertrudis ISD, as Lone Finalist for Santa Gertrudis ISD Superintendent of Schools. Details and updates will continue to appear on our search page as things progress.  read more arw

After 23 years in Alvin ISD and 25 years in public education, Carol Nelson is ready for her biggest challenge — serving as superintendent of Alvin ISD.  After Nelson was chosen by the Alvin ISD Board of Regents last week, she had a whirlwind few days getting ready for the new job that officially begins in three weeks. New jobs within Alvin ISD are not new to Nelson. During her 23-year tenure, she has experienced almost all that the district offers. After two years of teaching in Santa Fe, Nelson moved to Alvin ISD in 1987 and taught for six years at Mark Twain Elementary, teaching first and second grade.  view article arw

People in Brownsville are speaking out over the vacant school superintendent position and who they want to fill the job. On Tuesday, Brownsville I.S.D. school board members met with the Texas Association of School Boards to create deadlines for the superintendent application process. The consulting group is also asking for input from parents and community members on the qualities that make up the right superintendent. view article arw

Henderson ISD parents and the community are invited to meet their new superintendent during a reception from 4 to 6 p.m. today in the commons area at Henderson Middle School, 501 Richardson Drive. Thurston Lamb, the chief of schools for Duncanville ISD, was named Henderson’s lone superintendent finalist on March 26 and is set to be formally hired by trustees at 11 a.m. today in the district administrative building. view article arw

Have you heard about the small South Texas school district that built a $20 million water park using state tax dollars? Or that this same school district lost almost $250,000 in the park’s first year up-and-running? Or that it also owns a golf course and that also ran a deficit last year of $300,000? Well, La Joya ISD isn’t finished yet. view article arw

 Central 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

Whiteface ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Region 17 ESC to conduct a search for a new superintendent. Details and updates will appear on our search page as things progress. read more arw

Waxahachie ISD is inching closer toward to hire of the district’s next superintendent. The Board of Trustees gathered in the WISD Administration Building for five hours on Thursday to study 12 applications for the vacancy. The board, WISD interim superintendent Dr. Bonny Cain and three consultants from the search firm, Ray & Associates, narrowed down the candidates to five individuals. “All of them are either from Texas or have Texas ties,” WISD Board President Dusty Autrey told the Daily Light over the phone. view article arw

New Silsbee ISD Superintendent Gregg Weiss was introduced to the community Wednesday after being formally appointed to the job.  Wiess was one of six applicants for the job invited for an initial interview, and one of three for a follow-up. He was named as the lone finalist for the position March 20. view article arw

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

Lovejoy ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire JG Consulting to conduct a search for a new superintendent. Details and updates will appear on our search page as things progress. read more arw

After a five months search, Alvin ISD trustees have selected Carol Nelson as the lone finalist to be superintendent of the growing school district. Trustees announced Nelson, the district’s associate superintendent of human resources, as the finalist at a April 8 board meeting. view article arw

The Manor school district is reviewing a complaint against Superintendent Royce Avery regarding possible discrimination, harassment or retaliation against an employee. The specifics of the complaint are unknown, but school board documents describe it as a “DIA complaint,” which under district policy “addresses discrimination, harassment and retaliation involving district employees.” Spokesman Scott Thomas said the district “cannot speaking about any ongoing employee-related grievance,” but he noted the board “has taken no vote to authorize action to investigate the superintendent.” view article arw

Brownsville 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

Seminole ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Region 17 ESC to conduct a search for a new superintendent. Details and updates will appear on our search page as things progress. read more arw

The Alvin ISD board of trustees named Carol Nelson as the lone finalist for superintendent, according to a press release sent out by the district. Nelson was announced as the finalist at the April 9 board meeting. “I am humbled that the Alvin ISD board of trustees has entrusted me to serve in this capacity,” Nelson said. “For the past 23 years, I have been honored to serve as an educator in Alvin ISD. I look forward to working with our community, our staff, and with the Alvin ISD board of trustees as we look toward the future.” Nelson serves as the associate superintendent of human resources for Alvin ISD. She also has experience as a classroom teacher, campus librarian, assistant principal and principal, according to the press release. view article arw

The Santa Gertrudis Independent School District has named its interim superintendent, Veronica Alfaro, as its lone finalist for the vacant superintendent position during a special meeting held Monday evening. “I am honored to be given the opportunity to lead the district and continue to build on tradition while seeking innovative strategies to take the district to new heights,” Alfaro said.  Alfaro has served as an educator for 26 years, with 15 years in the Santa Gertrudis ISD including six years as the Academy High School principal. She has also served as the district’s director of advanced studies and as the executive director of school improvement and instruction. view article arw

Klein ISD Superintendent Bret Champion will hold on to his position for an extra year, as the KISD board of trustees voted to extend his contract through January 2024. KISD trustees unanimously voted to extend the superintendent’s contract from when it was originally set to expire on Jan. 31, 2023 to Jan. 31, 2024 at the April 8 board meeting. Champion’s contract was previously extended in 2017 from four to five years. “The hard work you do goes along with your contract,” Trustee Ronnie Anderson said, speaking to Champion. “We’re very pleased. Thank you.” view article arw

Cleveland ISD Board of Trustees has chosen Chris Trotter, Chief Administrative Officer of Tomball ISD, as Lone Finalist for Cleveland ISD Superintendent of Schools. Details and updates will continue to appear on our search page as things progress.  read more arw

The Alvin Independent School District Board of Trustees named Carol Nelson as the lone finalist for superintendent. Nelson was announced as the finalist during the Alvin ISD General Board meeting on April 9, 2019. She currently serves as the Associate Superintendent of Human Resources for Alvin ISD.  “I am humbled that the Alvin ISD Board of Trustees has entrusted me to serve in this capacity,” Nelson shared. “For the past 23 years, I have been honored to serve as an educator in Alvin ISD. I look forward to working with our community, our staff, and with the Alvin ISD Board of Trustees as we look toward the future.” view article arw

The search for the next superintendent at the Chico Independent School District is officially underway. The school board officially accepted the resignation of Superintendent Don Elsom at its April 3 special meeting. Elsom announced earlier this year his intention to step down following the fall 2019 semester. He has been Chico superintendent for three years. At another special meeting a week earlier, the board selected the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Executive Search Services to look for qualified applicants to be the next superintendent. view article arw

The Cameron ISD Board of Trustees will meet today to discuss candidates for superintendent.  view article arw

Days after two charter school employees were indicted on federal charges for embezzling and stealing more than $252,000 from Houston Gateway Academy, the district has appointed an interim superintendent.  view article arw

For the third time since the regular meeting of the Pleasanton School Board on January 17, Pleasanton ISD Superintendent Dr. Matthew Mann’s contract was up for discussion in closed session at Tuesday’s regular meeting. His evaluation has been the subject of executive sessions during either regular or special meetings since June of 2018. He currently has two years remaining on his contract. view article arw