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Starting as Miles ISD's new superintendent, Clint Askins will officially take over June 18; a decision announced during a school board meeting Monday, May 14. Askins comes to Miles from Floresville ISD, where he was the director of special education, and said he is looking forward to maintaining what Gibson built. "It's a great school district," he said. "It's got great academics, it's got great teachers, great leadership; it's just a great opportunity for me to become part of a great organization."  Originally from Big Spring, Askins has been a principal at school districts in Mason, Veribest and Junction. He's been a educator for 22 years, and earned his bachelors degree from Tarleton State University and his masters degree from Angelo State University.  view article arw

Press release from Little Cypress-Mauriceville CISD:  Tonight (May 24, 2018), the Little Cypress-Mauriceville Board of Trustees named Stacey Brister Lone Finalist for the District's Superintendent-Elect position. She will assume that position on July 1 and will move into the Superintendency in January 2019. view article arw

MILES — Superintendent Robert Gibson is leaving behind a legacy of unmatched leadership. After 19 years with Miles Independent School District, Gibson is retiring June 29, 2018.   "Everyday it's a pleasure to come to work and see the kids and the teachers," he said. "Everyone has always been very friendly. It's just a family-style atmosphere here at Miles, and the community has always supported the school in anything that we do."  view article arw

Eduardo Hernandez is the lone finalist for superintendent of Edgewood the district’s board members decided Thursday evening. The five-member board voted unanimously to name Hernandez, now a chief academic officer in Duncanville Independent School District, as their choice for the top post. By law, trustees must wait 21 days after naming a finalist before making the hire. Edgewood Independent School District board members have set June 19 as the hiring date. view article arw

The Alice Independent School District recently thanked their Interim Superintendent for his hard work in the last six months during a school board meeting.  Willie Ruiz took the reigns at Alice ISD after Dr. Alma Charles submitted her resignation.  Ruiz has been with the district for nearly 30 years. Before his position as interim superintendent he was the director of operations. He has also been a paraprofessional and an elementary principal with the district. Ruiz has 34 years in the field of education. view article arw

A Consumer Justice investigation into the perks paid to local superintendents has led to questions about another investigation at Grand Prairie ISD. It’s been nearly a year since the district promised to look into spending at the superintendent’s home, which is owned by GPISD. The district bought the property for $694,500 in 2016. Dr. Susan Hull pays $1,000 a month to rent the home. view article arw

Superintendent Dr. Susan Hull lives in a home owned by the district. Board members promised to look into the purchase and renovation of the home after two invoices surfaced, dated one day apart, totaling $70,000 for work done to the home on Carrier Parkway. Any expense over $50,000 requires board approval. In June 2017, the board hired an outside law firm to handle the investigation. view article arw

The Edgewood Independent School District board of managers voted Thursday night to name Eduardo Hernandez, the chief academic officer from Duncanville ISD, as the new superintendent. Hernandez will become superintendent effective June 19, board President Roy Soto said. The board selected Hernandez from a pool of 47 applicants. Soto said the board was particularly impressed with Hernandez’s experience as chief officer of academics and innovation and chief of schools in Duncanville ISD, a suburban Dallas school district that Soto described as similar to Edgewood. view article arw

Iola ISD Board of Trustees has chosen Michael “Chad” Jones, Superintendent of Iola ISD, as the Lone Finalist for Sinton ISD Superintendent of Schools. Details and updates will continue to appear on our search page as things progress. read more arw

At the proclamation of Angleton Mayor Jason Perez, May 23, 2018, will always be “Dr. Patricia Montgomery Day” in the city of Angleton. “Dr. Pat is a pillar of our community and has gained respect from our community members, business and industry leaders, city and state leaders from all over,” he said. “She has helped lay the foundation for our city’s future by cultivating our most prized commodity, the children.” view article arw

Outgoing Tuloso-Midway ISD Superintendent Sue Nelson is leaving behind "a great legacy" of education in the Coastal Bend, Nueces County commissioners said on Wednesday. Commissioners honored Nelson, who is retiring for the third time from the TMISD and capping off a more than 30-year career in education. Nelson has actually retired five different times as superintendent from three different districts — Tuloso-Midway, Eagle Pass and George West. She joked that this time, she would be "graduating with the Class of 2018." view article arw

Mumford school district Superintendent Pete Bienski Jr. has announced his retirement. In a letter to parents, students and friends sent Wednesday morning, Bienski said he has enjoyed the 41 years he spent as superintendent of the district. view article arw

The top leader at Mumford ISD is stepping down. Superintendent Pete Bienski has worked at the district for 41 years and been in education for 48. He tells us it was time to step back and plans to spend more time with his family. Bienski said he's most proud of the academic achievements at their school. view article arw

Crosby ISD has named Scott Davis as the lone finalist for the superintendent position to replace Keith Moore who resigned in January. Originally from Three Rivers, Texas south of San Antonio, Davis received his bachelor's degree from Howard Payne University in 1991 and his masters and doctoral degree from Texas Tech University in 2004 and 2012. Davis kicked off his 25 year-educational career as an English teacher and coach in Lockhart ISD. He then later moved on to Lamesa ISD where he served as an assistant principal and principal. Davis then served as superintendent for Rusk ISD. view article arw

Crosby ISD's board of trustees announced Tuesday that Scott Davis, currently Rusk ISD's superintendent, is the lone finalist to lead the northeast Houston-area district. Davis will replace former Superintendent Keith Moore, who resigned under unknown circumstances in January. view article arw

The Lipan School Board has named Ralph Carter, Superintendent of Schools at Jessieville, Arkansas, as the lone finalist for superintendent of Lipan ISD. Carter has served as superintendent in Jessieville for three years after having served as superintendent at West Hardin CISD (Texas) for two years. view article arw

Within the next two months the Lufkin Independent School District will be loosing their superintendent to a district in the Houston area. Starting July 1, 2018 Dr. Latonya Goffney will begin her journey at the Aldine School District, leaving the Lufkin school board to begin their search to fill that vacancy.  Diane Hineman's two sons have grown up in the Lufkin school district.  Hineman said last week's confirmation about Superintendent Latonya Goffney was not a surprise.  "I think it's a part of life that we do what we can and then move on," Hineman said.  Hines said the next steps the district takes is in the hands of the school board.  According to school board President, Scott Skelton, the process to filling that vacancy has begun.  "We're looking for a superintendent that is right for our district where it is right now," Skelton said.  Legally the district has to post the opening of the position for ten school days before they can hire a candidate.  "The last time I was involved in this process there were about 50 people who applied, but ultimately we interviewed 7 people," said Skelton. view article arw

MUMFORD, Tex. (KBTX) - After 41 years as superintendent for the Mumford Independent School District, Pete Bienski announced Monday he is retiring. In a letter to district parents, students and friends, Bienski said he would be stepping down. He said the district has asked him to help, in a part-time role, while they transition to a new superintendent.  Bienski thanked the school board, staff and community for their support during his tenure.  His last day will be June 30. You can read his entire letter on the district's Facebook post below. view article arw

Lori Ann Flores-Garza ran for school board because as a mother of four, she wanted to understand the struggles of the Robstown Independent School District. During a ribbon cutting for the Robstown Early College High School on Monday, she thanked Superintendent Maria Vidaurri for helping her understand. view article arw

Four of the top 10 highest-paid full-time superintendents for the 2017-2018 school year were in Harris County.  At the very top of the list was Cypress-Fairbanks ISD superintendent John Henry, who earns $406,484 each year, according to data compiled by the Texas Education Agency (TEA).  The fourth highest-paid superintendent is Katy ISD's Lance Hindt earning $386,850. view article arw

Grand Prairie ISD will pay Dr. Susan Hull at least an additional $75,000 this year, on top of her $390,795 salary. That includes: view article arw

People ask what I am most proud of about my time in Lufkin, and there’s no one single thing I can point to, because there are so many. view article arw

Over the last 16 years, students and staff of the Caddo Mills Independent School District have come to expect daily visits from the district’s superintendent, Vicki Payne. Whether sitting in on classes, chatting with cafeteria staff or visiting with principals, Payne’s characteristically hands-on approach to leadership will be missed as she moves on into retirement. view article arw

I had the privilege of addressing more than 300 civic and education leaders recently to share with them the important work that is being done in the El Paso Independent School District. It’s become a tradition each spring for us to meet with stakeholders to give this State of the District address, and to celebrate our students and teachers for the successes they have had over the last 12 months.   view article arw

The PCPEI is an influential committee comprised of a small group of school leaders from around the state that provides guidance affecting all Texas public schools. Specifically, this advisory committee addresses policy issues regarding information and data requirements that support students’ educational needs statewide. view article arw

Union Grove ISD trustees will interview superintendent candidates during special called meetings scheduled next week. Trustees will interview the candidates in executive session. The meetings are scheduled 5 p.m. May 23-24 in the high school library, 11377 Union Grove Road in Gladewater. view article arw

Pine Tree ISD trustees unanimously approved the employment contract of incoming superintendent Steve Clugston Thursday evening.  Clugston is the current superintendent of Callisburg ISD in Cooke County near the Texas-Oklahoma border. He will succeed Dr. TJ Farler, who will retire after seven years in the position. view article arw

 Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD Board of Trustees has chosen John Chapman, Superintendent of Ennis ISD, as the Lone Finalist for  Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD Superintendent of Schools. Details and updates will continue to appear on our search page as things progress. read more arw

Hunt ISD Board of Trustees has chosen Luci Harmon, District Principal of Nueces Canyon CISD, as the Lone Finalist for Hunt ISD Superintendent of Schools. Details and updates will continue to appear on our search page as things progress. read more arw

Dana Bashara said she doesn’t shy away from facing other leaders on behalf of the students and teachers of the school district that shaped her career. “I’ve never been afraid to advocate for the needs of those I represent,” Bashara said a day after Alamo Heights Independent School District trustees named her their lone finalist for superintendent. “I feel like that’s part of the calling.” view article arw

ECTOR COUNTY, TX (KWES) - Tom Crowe publicly announced his plan to retire as the full-time superintendent Thursday afternoon in a meeting with the Ector County Independent School District administrators.  Crowe let the school board know earlier this week and sent an e-mail to all ECISD employees letting them know he plans to retire in December.  He has been superintendent since August 2013. view article arw

The board has named Shane Fields, superintendent of the Albany ISD, as the new executive director. Details and updates will appear on our search page as things progress. read more arw

Lake Worth ISD Board of Trustees has chosen Dr. Rose Mary Hargett-Neshyba, Superintendent of New Boston ISD, as the Lone Finalist for Lake Worth ISD Superintendent of Schools. Details and updates will continue to appear on our search page as things progress. read more arw

Robstown 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

Caesar Rodney School District Superintendent Kevin Fitzgerald has been named the National Association of School Superintendents' 2018 Superintendent of the Year.  Fitzgerald previously served as a principal and assistant principal at Caesar Rodney High School. He also spent more than 13 years as a classroom social studies teacher. view article arw