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Sam Rayburn ISD Hires New Superintendent

On November 16, the Sam Rayburn ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Lance Campbell as the district’s new superintendent. Campbell most recently served as the superintendent in Lone Oak ISD. He began his career as a teacher in Mesquite ISD. Campbell has also served as principal and superintendent in Sam Rayburn, Whitewright, and Cumby ISDs.  

Burkburnett ISD Hires New Superintendent

On November 12, the Burkburnett ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Brad Owen as the district’s new superintendent. Owen most recently served as the assistant superintendent in Burkburnett ISD. He began his career as an assistant principal in Burkburnett ISD. Owen has also served as principal and Executive Director of Innovative Learning in Burkburnett ISD.

Jarrell ISD Hires New Superintendent

On October 29, the Jarrell ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Toni Hicks as the district’s new superintendent. Hicks most recently served as the assistant superintendent in Liberty Hill ISD. She began her career as a teacher in El Paso ISD. Hicks has also served as teacher, assistant principal, and principal in Leander, Killeen, and Round Rock ISDs.

Denver City ISD Hires New Superintendent

On October 29, the Denver City ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Patrick Torres as the district’s new superintendent. Torres most recently served as the assistant superintendent in Red Oak ISD. He began his career as a teacher in Dallas ISD. Torres has also served as assistant principal and principal in Wylie, Grapevine-Colleyville, and Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISDs.

Sam Rayburn ISD Names Lone Finalist

On October 13, the Sam Rayburn ISD Board of Trustees named Lance Campbell as the lone finalist for the position of superintendent. Campbell currently serves as superintendent in Lone Oak ISD.

The Sam Rayburn ISD board is scheduled to vote to hire Campbell after the 21-day waiting period required by state law.

Queen City ISD Hires Executive Search Services

On September 22, the Queen City 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 searches page as things progress.

Tuloso-Midway ISD Hires New Superintendent

On September 17, the Tuloso-Midway ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Rick Fernandez as the district’s new superintendent. Fernandez most recently served as the Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Schools in Tomball ISD. He began his career as a teacher in Houston ISD. Fernandez has also served as assistant principal and principal in Katy and Houston ISD’s

Royal ISD Hires New Superintendent

On August 10, the Royal ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Richard Kershner as the district’s new superintendent. Kershner most recently served as the Assistant Superintendent of Leadership and Culture in Splendora ISD. He began his career as a teacher in Sealy ISD. Kershner has also served as Assistant Principal, Principal, and Assistant Superintendent of Academic and Human Resource Services in Katy, Royal, and Splendora ISDs.

Alba-Golden ISD Hires New Superintendent

On June 30, the Alba-Golden ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Cole McClendon as the district’s new superintendent. McClendon most recently served as the superintendent in Sam Rayburn ISD. He began his career as a teacher in Community ISD. McClendon has also served as assistant principal, principal, assistant superintendent, and superintendent in Princeton, Wylie, and Community ISDs.

Carrizo Springs CISD Hires New Superintendent

Jose CervantesOn June 8, the Carrizo Springs CISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Jose Cervantes as the district’s new superintendent. Cervantes most recently served as the superintendent in Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD. He began his career as a teacher/coach in Culberson County-Allamoore and Tornillo ISDs. Cervantes has also served as assistant principal, principal, assistant superintendent, and superintendent in Culberson County-Allamoore, Morton, Pearsall, Fabens, Alpine, Edgewood and La Villa ISDs.