The Center ISD Board of Trustees last Thursday unanimously voted to retain the services of a Granbury consulting firm to aid in the selection process for a new superintendent.  Largent Consulting was selected for the task after the board met in closed session for more than an hour on Thursday, Jan. 9. Firm owner, Dr. Jim Largent, is a former educator who brings more than 30 years experience as a coach, teacher and superintendent to the table.  Center ISD Board President Matthew Mettauer said the board has not set a timeline for getting a new superintendent at the helm as the district's top administrator to replace Dr. James Hockenberry. view article arw

WINONA, Texas (KETK) – The Winona ISD Board of Trustees unanimously accepted the resignation of superintendent Cody Mize on Thursday night so he could take the position at Mineola ISD, according to the school district.  Principal and Assistant Superintendent Damenion Miller has been named as the Interim Superintendent to finish out the school year. He will assume it on Friday, January 24. view article arw

Congratulations to Mr. Ricardo Trevino on becoming the New Superintendent of Schools for Taft Independent School District. Mr. Trevino has been with the District for 22 years and in Education for 25 years.

AUSTIN, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Juli Blanda, Frank Moreno, Lindsey Lee, Marshall Harrison, Marty Lucke, Kirk Petty, Thomas Kim, M.D., William “Bill” Sproull, Saurin Patel, M.D., Greg Pittman, Jennifer K. Harris, Kenny Scudder, Mike Easley, Edward Smith, and Steven Johnson, Ph.D. to the Governor’s Broadband Development Council for terms set to expire on August 31, 2024. view article arw

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KTRE) - Before Nacogdoches Independent School District hires its next superintendent, it wants to know what qualities it should seek in its district’s next leader.  The district has created a survey that will help form a profile of the district’s strengths and weaknesses and create interview questions to be used during the hiring process. view article arw

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KTRE) - Two months after search firms were interviewed themselves by the NISD school board, the firm selected for the job, Arrow Educational Services, is on its own fact-finding mission. Public input on an online survey is needed.  “It's going to ask some questions about what people think the strengths and weaknesses are of the school district right now,” explained NISD communications director Les Linebarger. “What are some expectations and some concerns and then some professional characteristics and some personal characteristics they might like to see." view article arw

COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX)- Clark Ealy has officially resigned from his job as the superintendent of the College Station Independent School District and the board has named his temporary replacement.  CSISD Deputy Superintendent Mike Martindale on Wednesday was named interim superintendent beginning February 3.  Ealy has accepted a new position at the Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City school district near San Antonio. His last day at CSISD is February 2. view article arw

SWEETWATER — Sweetwater Independent School District trustees have parted ways with Superintendent George McFarland. The seven school board members held a special meeting Monday night, where the decision was made to approve his resignation from the district.  After separating from McFarland, trustees spent about three hours interviewing interim superintendent candidates. Trustees named Jimmy Parker to the temporary position by a separate vote at 10:30 p.m. Monday. view article arw

On Wednesday, Lafayette Parish School Board members were set to vote to begin the process of hiring a new superintendent. School board member Dr. Tehmi Chassion is one of the longest-standing board members. Dr. Chassion, plain and simple, hopes the interim superintendent applies for the job. view article arw

Congratulations to Mr. Ricardo Trevino on becoming the New Superintendent of Schools for Taft Independent School District. Mr. Trevino has been with the District for 22 years and in Education for 25 years.

WASKOM — Waskom ISD trustees are on the hunt for a new chief, following the retirement announcement of long-time Superintendent Jimmy Cox in December.  Cox, who has spent the past 19 years of his 43 years in education as superintendent of Waskom ISD, is set to retire on June 30, he said.  Waskom ISD trustees kicked off the search for the district’s next chief on Dec. 20.  Cox said he is assisting the district in their search for his replacement. view article arw

Sweetwater ISD trustees voted unanimously Monday to hire Jimmy Parker interim superintendent. Parker most recently was interim in the Stamford ISD. view article arw

Dr. George McFarland tendered his resignation during a Sweetwater ISD School Board special meeting on Monday. The resignation was accepted by the seven member Board. McFarland was not present at the meeting.  “On behalf of the entire District, the Board of Trustees expresses its appreciation to Dr. McFarland for his efforts while serving as Superintendent of this great school district and its wonderful students, parents and administrators, view article arw

COLLEGE STATION, Tex. (KBTX)- Superintendent Clark Ealy has been named a lone finalist for the superintendent position open in the Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City school district near San Antonio.  The school board is scheduled to meet Wednesday to begin the official process of searching for a new superintendent.  A special meeting is set for Wednesday at 6 p.m.  The board will meet in executive session to possibly name an interim superintendent. view article arw

Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD trustees vote to formally hire Dr. Clark Ealy as superintendent on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020. Ealy served as superintendent for College Station ISD before getting voted unanimously on Tuesday night to supersede Greg Gibson. Ealy will take over as superintendent of record for the school district on February 3. view article arw

SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) – The Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City School District has a new superintendent.   By a unanimous vote at a special meeting Tuesday, the board selected Clark Ealy, Ph.D.  “He comes with a wealth of knowledge and experience to lead a fast-growth district,” said Amy Driesbach, president of the SCUC ISD Board. “Dr. Ealy has a shared vision of continuing to make SCUC a destination that is committed to excellence.”  Ealy has worked as a campus administrator, teacher and coach in the Houston and Dallas areas,and most recently served as superintendent of schools for the College Station Independent School District.  Ealy will replace Dr. Greg Gibson, who’s retiring after ten years at SCUC ISD. view article arw

ODESSA, Texas (Big 2/Fox 24) – A local administrator has been recognized as a Finalist for the 2019 Texan of the Year. Ector County Independent School District’s Superintendent, Dr. Scott Muri, was honored for his work and service during the months following the August 31st mass shooting.  “Honored and humbled both at the same time,” said Muri. “Honored, really that the work of our system has been recognized – the work of our community.” view article arw

Sweetwater ISD trustees voted unanimously Monday to hire Jimmy Parker interim superintendent. Parker most recently was interim in the Stamford ISD. TIMOTHY CHIPP, ABILENE REPORTER-NEWS   view article arw

MARLIN, Texas (KWTX) A new year brought a new opportunity for the former leader of a Central Texas school district who resigned last year following a drug arrest.  Dr. A. Marcus Nelson was hired Tuesday night to consult the City of Marlin as it explores the option of a city-operated charter school in the event the Texas Education Agency closes the Marlin Independent School District. (Photo by Rissa Shaw)  The City of Marlin has hired the former superintendent of the Waco Independent School District, Dr. Marcus Nelson, as a consultant as the city explores opening a city-operated charter school. view article arw

SWEETWATER, Texas — Sweetwater ISD is looking for a new superintendent in the middle of the school year.  Dr. George McFarland submitted his resignation which was accepted by the school board Monday evening during a special meeting.  "On behalf of the entire District, the Board of Trustees expresses its appreciation to Dr. McFarland for his efforts while serving as Superintendent of this great school district and its wonderful students, parents and administrators, and for the vision he exercised during his tenure as Superintendent," said School Board President Jeff Allen in a news release. view article arw

The College Station school board could name an interim superintendent during a special meeting set for Wednesday.  School board members will meet in closed session during a meeting that begins at 6 p.m. to discuss the process for finding a replacement for Clark Ealy, who resigned from the district after being named the lone finalist for a superintendent position in the San Antonio area. view article arw

The most veteran member of the College Station school board was named president in November.  Earlier this month, Michael Schaefer announced this was his final year on the board.  And it’s been nearly two weeks since the board learned superintendent Clark Ealy is leaving. Schaefer told WTAW’s News before the board’s last meeting that they will be working with a good team of senior level administrators during the time the search is on for a new superintendent. view article arw

Mineral Wells ISD making positive strides under leadership of Superintendent Dr. John Kuhn  Three things are virtually indisputable about Mineral Wells ISD Superintendent Dr. John Kuhn: He loves, supports and encourages students. He loves, supports and encourages his teachers and employees. He loves and supports Mineral Wells.  Now in his fourth school year as superintendent, Dr. Kuhn will tell you the district is not yet where it needs to be. But we can say it is far from where it was before his 2016 hiring.  Since his arrival, teachers and staff have twice received substantial pay increases, including this year when the district gave $3.6 million – view article arw

TERRELL, Texas — When Dr. Georgeanne Warnock gets ready for work on Monday morning, she’s not just starting a new year with a new job. She is also making history.  For the first time in the district’s 137-year history, Terrell ISD has a new female superintendent of schools. view article arw

The Harlandale Independent School District board wrapped up a year marked by leadership changes and questions about Texas Education Agency intervention Monday night when trustees voted unanimously to formally promote Gerardo Soto, the district’s executive director of operations, to superintendent.   The board voted to offer Soto an annual salary of $207,000. The contract, which was still being drawn up, will last 3 1/2 years, Soto said.  “I would like to thank the Harlandale ISD board of trustees for giving me this opportunity in leading this wonderful district,” Soto told the six trustees in attendance following their vote. “Our students are exceptional and deserve nothing but the best to excel in all they do. … Now we have to continue to celebrate our successes and face our challenges and will do so together.” view article arw

MINEOLA — Cody Mize was officially named the next superintendent of Mineola Independent School District on Friday during a special Board of Trustees meeting.  After a roughly 15-minute executive session, the board voted to hire Mize as superintendent subject to a contract, which will first be sent to the district’s attorney Monday before becoming official and posted to the Mineola ISD website.   Mize, a 2001 Mineola High School graduate, has served as Winona ISD superintendent since 2016. view article arw

Sadly, the horrific mass shootings in El Paso and Odessa this year once again reminded us of the sickness in our culture that too often results in gun violence.  But today, in the season of hope, we’re focusing on the grace, cooperation and healing environment that the superintendents of the El Paso and Odessa school districts created in their classrooms in the wake of the shootings.  For their efforts to address the trauma of the more than 90,000 students in their care, El Paso ISD Superintendent Juan Cabrera and Ector County ISD Superintendent Scott Muri are finalists for Texan of the Year. view article arw

SAN ANTONIO – Dec. 31, 2019 – Harlandale Independent School District formally appointed Gerardo Soto as Superintendent of Schools December 30, 2019. He was named as the proposed lone finalist at the school board meeting on December 6 and the board of trustees approved his contract during a special called board meeting Monday night. He officially begins his duties as Superintendent on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019.  Prior to his appointment as superintendent, Soto served as the District’s Executive Director for Maintenance and Operations and has worked in public education for 25 years. In that role, he oversaw departments at the core of Harlandale ISD’s mission to advance intricate district operations for its 14,000+ students. He is passionate about education and preparing all students for a college, career, military and work life. view article arw

Deer Park Independent School District Superintendent Victor White has announced that he will retire Aug. 31. White, who has served as superintendent since January 2015, expressed mixed emotions as he informed the school board of his decision. view article arw

BELTON, TX — Belton ISD is narrowing down their search for their next superintendent.  The district said that the Belton ISD Board of Trustees hired a third party search firm to help in the hiring process.  They said they looked at a diverse group of applicants - all from Texas.  “We are very pleased with both the number and the high quality of candidates that have expressed an interest in the Belton ISD Superintendency. This outstanding opportunity attracted significant interest, David Thompson of Thompson & Horton LLC said. view article arw

Superintendent Brad Lancaster will retire in summer 2020 after more than eight years with the Lake Travis school district, he announced in a letter to the community Thursday. Lancaster informed the school board of his plans to retire Dec. 18. His last day in the office will be at the end of June.  “I plan to be at work this spring helping the board, senior staff and the educational leadership team prepare for a transition to a new superintendent,” Lancaster said in a statement. “In the next few weeks, district staff will communicate details about the search timeline and process for a new district leader.”  Lancaster was hired in January 2012. In his tenure, he has overseen projects of two bond elections— the $158.5 million bond in 2011 and the $253 million bond in 2017— which included improvements across the district and the construction of Bee Cave Middle School and the soon-to-be completed Rough Hollow Elementary school. He has been part of the growth in student enrollment and the success in academic and extracurricular programs for students. view article arw

Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD Board of Trustees has chosen Clark Ealy, Superintendent of College Station ISD, as Lone Finalist for Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD Superintendent of Schools. Details and updates will continue to appear on our search page as things progress.  read more arw

Departing College Station ISD superintendent Clark Ealy says the holiday break isn’t the end of his work here.  Dr. Ealy said during Tuesday’s CSISD board meeting “this is not the time to say goodbye”, adding “I’ll probably be here for another couple of months”.  His comments follows the board in the Schertz-Cibolo-Universal City ISD northeast of San Antonio announcing they will vote January seventh to offer Ealy a contract.  That’s the day after CSISD employees return to work and the day before CSISD students return to classes. view article arw

Texas Association of School Board Executive Search Services was awarded the Breckenridge ISD Superintendent search contract and officially presented their timeline of events at the BISD Board meeting. view article arw

Mansfield ISD's school board voted unanimously Tuesday approve a new superintendent. view article arw