French Reelected to State Association Board 

For release: October 8, 2021
Contact: Denise Schulz, 512.340.2948,
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Austin) — Corinne French of Valley View ISD-Cooke County has been reelected to a three-year term on the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB) Board of Directors, representing TASB Region 11, Position D. The election was held during the Association’s 2021 Delegate Assembly on September 25 in Dallas.

French was appointed to the Valley View ISD-Cooke County Board in 2012, elected in 2013, and ran unopposed in 2016 and 2019. She currently is serving her second term as the board president.

French received a bachelor of science in family sciences from Texas Woman’s University and a master’s degree in higher education from the University of North Texas (UNT). She is working on her doctorate degree in educational leadership at Southern Methodist University.

She works at UNT, coordinating district involvement with the Eagle Advantage program. She plans on-campus transition programs for high school juniors and seniors and facilitates college transition workshops in local high schools. She serves as the advisor for the HerCampus UNT student organization. She also serves as vice-president of the North Texas Area Association of School Boards (NTAASB).

French is a 2015 Leadership TASB graduate and has served as a member of the TASB Legislative Advisory Council. She is committed to advocacy efforts that support public education and women in leadership. She also enjoys thrift shopping, scrapbooking, and gardening.

TASB is a nonprofit association established in 1949 to serve local Texas school boards. School board members are the largest group of publicly elected officials in the state. The districts they represent serve more than 5.4 million public school students.