The State Board of Education is seeking public input about the state’s current assessment and accountability programs and gathering suggestions for future program development. The survey will be open online to all Texans through June 30. Your input, concerns, and suggestions will help State Legislators, the State Board of Education, as well as the members of the Texas Commission on Next Generation Assessments and Accountability make recommendation for statutory changes to the current system. To participate in the survey and for more information, click on the headline.
Tra Hall was recently approved as principal for Bill Wright Elementary, replacing Joy Bailey who retired after 32 years of service to public education. Tra has a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Texas Tech University, Bachelor of Science in History Education from Eastern NM University, and a Master of Educational Leadership from Wayland Baptist University. He has nine years in education and twelve years in private sector management. Tra’s wife, Amy, is an elementary teacher. They have three children, Britain (21), Hunter (19), and River (16).
The Weatherford ISD Board of Trustees approved Jessica Robert Shugart as principal for Seguin Elementary at their Special Meeting held on June 14, 2016.
Jessica has 16 years in public education and has served as principal at Crockett Elementary since 2012. She received her bachelor’s degree from Sam Houston State University, a master’s degree from the University of North Texas, and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Education Administration from Texas A&M University. Jessica and her husband, Matt, have four children – Ashtyn is a junior at OSU; Peyton is a sophomore at Texas A&M University; Dylan is a 7th grade student at Hall Middle School; and Kennedy is a 3rd grade student at Austin Elementary.
The Weatherford ISD Board of Trustees approved Marie Hernandez as principal for Crockett Elementary at their Special Meeting held on June 14, 2016.
Marie has 10 years in public education and began her Weatherford ISD career in 2010 as a teacher at Crockett Elementary. In 2012 she was named Campus Teacher of the Year. She later served as Assistant Principal at Hall Middle School (2013-2015) and Curtis Elementary in 2015-2016. Marie holds a bachelor’s degree from Northwest Missouri State University in Elementary Education and received her master’s from Lamar University in Educational Leadership. Marie and her husband, John, have two children – Ava and Adelynn.
Kids have fun, fun, fun at our Kids Unite Summer Camps! For more information or to enroll your child, please click on the headline.