ESS News

San Isidro ISD Hires New Superintendent

Sara Alvarado - San Isidro ISD SuperintendentOn May 10, the San Isidro ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Sara Alvarado as the district’s new superintendent. Alvarado most recently served as the Assistant Superintendent of Academic Services in San Benito CISD. She began her career as a teacher in Rio Grande City CISD.

Alvarado has also served as principal and superintendent in La Joya and Lasara ISD’s.

Elgin ISD Hires New Superintendent

Jana Rueter - Superintendent for Elgin ISDOn May 9, the Elgin ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Jana Rueter as the district’s new superintendent. Rueter most recently served as the Assistant Superintendent in San Angelo ISD. She began her career as a teacher in Tomball, Judson, and Northeast ISDs.

Rueter has also served as assistant principal, principal, and executive director in Conroe, Pflugerville, Leander, and Georgetown ISDs.

Sherman ISD Hires New Superintendent

On May 5, the Sherman ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Tyson Bennett as the district’s new superintendent. Bennett most recently served as the Assistant Superintendent of Finance and Operations in Sherman ISD. He began his career as a teacher in Van Alstyne ISD.

Bennett has also served as Director of Government Programs and Assessment and Assistant Superintendent for Academics and Student Services in Sherman ISD.

Roma ISD Names Lone Finalist

On April 27, the Roma ISD Board of Trustees named Carlos Gonzalez, Jr. as the lone finalist for the position of superintendent. Gonzalez currently serves as superintendent in Zapata County ISD.

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


Premont ISD Hires Executive Search Services

On April 21, the Premont 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

Stephen VanMatreOn April 25, the Tuloso-Midway ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Stephen VanMatre as the district’s new superintendent. VanMatre most recently served as the superintendent in Premont ISD.

He began his career as a teacher in Corpus Christi ISD. VanMatre has also served as assistant principal, principal, and superintendent in Corpus Christi, Sinton, and Freer ISDs. He is scheduled to report to the district on June 6, 2022.

Alba-Golden ISD Hires New Superintendent

Macie ThompsonOn April 18, the Alba-Golden ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Macie Thompson as the district’s new superintendent. Thompson most recently served as the Secondary Principal in Alba-Golden ISD.

She began her career as a teacher in Weatherford ISD. Thompson has also served as assistant principal, and Associate Director of Curriculum and Instruction in Weatherford and Lindale ISD’s. She is scheduled to report to the district July 1, 2022.

Brackett ISD Hires Executive Search Services

On April 11, the Brackett 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.

Snook ISD Hires Executive Search Services

On March 30, the Snook 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.

Dalhart ISD Hires Executive Search Services

On March 29, the DalhartISD 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.

Gonzales ISD Hires Executive Search Services

On March 7, the Gonzales 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.

Mathis ISD Hires New Superintendent

On February 15, the Mathis ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Tim Norman as the district’s new superintendent. Norman most recently served as the superintendent in Hubbard ISD.

He has also served as principal, and superintendent in Chireno and Center ISDs. Mr. Norman will be reporting to the district on Monday February 21, 2022.
 

Carthage ISD Names Lone Finalist

On January 11, the Carthage ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Jarrod Bitter as the district’s new superintendent. Bitter most recently served as the Assistant Superintendent of Administration and Innovation in Tyler ISD. He began his career as a teacher in Bishop T.K. Catholic School.

Bitter has also served as assistant principal, principal, and Executive Director of School Improvement in Whitehouse, Canton, and Tyler ISDs.

Stephenville ISD Hires New Superintendent

On December 13, the Stephenville ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Eric Cederstrom as the district’s new superintendent. Cederstrom most recently served as the Deputy Superintendent in Pine Tree ISD.

He began his career as a teacher in Lubbock ISD. Cederstrom has also served as principal, assistant superintendent, and superintendent in Lubbock, Palo Pinto, and Pine Tree ISDs as well as Burnet CISD.

Caldwell ISD Hires New Superintendent

On November 30, the Caldwell ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire James Barton as the district’s new superintendent. Barton most recently served as the Assistant Superintendent for Business and Support Services in San Marcos CISD.

He began his career as a teacher in North East ISD. Barton has also served as assistant principal and assistant principal of curriculum in North East ISD.


Hawkins ISD Hires New Superintendent

On November 10, the Hawkins ISD Board of Trustees voted to hire Susan Morton as the district’s new superintendent. Morton most recently served as the interim superintendent in Hawkins ISD.

She began her career as a teacher in Celeste ISD. Morton has also served as principal and superintendent in Celeste, Campbell, and Winnsboro ISDs.