Her experience in education spans nearly 30 years, beginning as a teacher in southern California. Sean Brinkman has served as technical director of Information Technology Enterprise Applications since 2017 and has been responsible for managing and evolving all aspects related to Dallas ISD’s enterprise application portfolio and execution of IT application projects. White High School and as an English teacher at the former A. Maceo Smith High School. Letters are sent to the Board of Trustee members and the Superintendent of Schools. Contact the Dallas ISD Board of Trustees. Chief Academic Officer Shannon Trejo has 28 years of educational experience in various capacities, and prior to her current position, she served as Dallas ISD assistant superintendent for Language, Literacy and Social Studies. Eldredge, a 30-year educator, came to Crandall after serving as Asst. Lear graduated from San Diego State University with a degree in psychology. Polk Center for Academically Talented and Gifted, Lenore Kirk Hall Personalized Learning Academy at Oak Cliff, Leonides Gonzalez Cigarroa M.D. She began her career in 1990 as a middle school English teacher in Dallas ISD, then spent 20 years in Mesquite ISD serving in various leadership roles. Parent Survey for 2020-2021 Return to School, Reentry Information for Parents and Staff, Centralized Enrollment and Magnet Programs, Disciplinary Alternative Education Programs, Finance and Accounting Support to Campuses, Intergovernmental Affairs and Community Relations, PEIMS - Public Education Information Management System, School Health and Related Services (SHARS), Special Education Student & Parent Support Services, STEM Health and Physical Education Department, Extended Day Services / Before & After School, External Messaging and Marketing Services, Superintendent's Scholarship Golf Tournament, George Bannerman Dealey Montessori Academy, Benjamin Franklin International Exploratory Academy, Oliver W. Holmes Humanities/Communications Academy, Henry W. Longfellow Career Exploration Academy, Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy at A. Maceo Smith, Raul Quintanilla Sr. Middle School STEAM Academy, Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School, William B. Travis Academy/Vanguard for the Academically Talented and Gifted, Young Men’s Leadership Academy at Fred F. Florence Middle School, Young Women’s STEAM Academy at Balch Springs Middle School, Innovation, Design, Entrepreneurship Academy at James W. Fannin, Dr. Wright L. Lassiter Jr. Dallas ISD to open specialized secondary school at Paul Quinn College campus The partnership is intended to help low-income students in southern Dallas … Take, for instance, your neighborhood school, which just might be making some changes this year. Parent Survey for 2020-2021 Return to School, Reentry Information for Parents and Staff, Centralized Enrollment and Magnet Programs, Disciplinary Alternative Education Programs, Finance and Accounting Support to Campuses, Intergovernmental Affairs and Community Relations, PEIMS - Public Education Information Management System, School Health and Related Services (SHARS), Special Education Student & Parent Support Services, STEM Health and Physical Education Department, Extended Day Services / Before & After School, External Messaging and Marketing Services, Superintendent's Scholarship Golf Tournament, George Bannerman Dealey Montessori Academy, Benjamin Franklin International Exploratory Academy, Oliver W. Holmes Humanities/Communications Academy, Henry W. Longfellow Career Exploration Academy, Barack Obama Male Leadership Academy at A. Maceo Smith, Raul Quintanilla Sr. Middle School STEAM Academy, Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School, William B. Travis Academy/Vanguard for the Academically Talented and Gifted, Young Men’s Leadership Academy at Fred F. Florence Middle School, Young Women’s STEAM Academy at Balch Springs Middle School, Innovation, Design, Entrepreneurship Academy at James W. Fannin, Dr. Wright L. Lassiter Jr. According to Dallas … About the district Dallas ISD, Assistant Superintendent, Special Populations: School: Campus Description: Date Posted: 9/29/2020: Deadline: Until Filled: Openings: 1: Commitment: Full Time: Description/Notes: The Assistant Superintendent for Special Populations is a critical leadership role focused on improving services and outcomes for all students. Dr. Cynthia Wilson Chief of Human Capital Management. news Education. The Texas K-12 CTO Council announced today, in recognition of his efforts championing the state-wide Operation Connectivity initiative, Superintendent Michael Hinojosa, is the winner of the Empowered Superintendent Award. New deputy CFO to start this summer. Wells Academy, Dr. Wright L. Lassiter Jr. Garland Independent School District P.O. Trejo earned a bachelor’s degree from The University of Texas at Austin and a master’s degree in educational administration from The University of Texas in Arlington. While there, she led the district through many initiatives and milestones including increasing the graduation rate, improving physical campuses, developing a limited version of school choice and supporting an effort that supports struggling male students of color. Lear has served Dallas ISD in various leadership capacities since 2012 and began her career with the district as director of High School Redesign. Wells Academy, Dr. Wright L. Lassiter Jr. Contact the Superintendent's Office via e-mail or by phone at 817-299-6302. Elementary School, Downtown Montessori at Ida B. Dr. Stone was first hired as RISD deputy superintendent in July 2015, then became acting superintendent and interim superintendent. Elementary School, Mark Twain School for the Talented & Gifted, Personalized Learning Preparatory at Sam Houston, Rosemont Lower – Chris V. Semos Building and Upper School, School for the Talented and Gifted in Pleasant Grove, Sudie L. Williams Talented and Gifted Academy, Thelma Elizabeth Page Richardson Elementary School, Thomas L. Marsalis Elementary STEAM Academy, West Dallas STEM School Program at Pinkston, Leonides Gonzalez Cigarroa, M.D. Dallas ISD Home Visitation Program Expands to Several Schools with Predominantly Black Student Populations January 14, 2021 0 Roosevelt High School expansion will help train the next generation of firefighters, EMTs, and public health leaders Dallas ISD has looked from within and without for its three most recent leadership moves, it announced Nov. 13. The Dallas Independent School District is a public school system operating 229 schools throughout Dallas County, Texas.The district was the second-largest school district in the state in the 2014-2015 school year and served 160,253 students. Dr. Pamela Lear Chief of Staff and Racial Equity. Susana Cordova The district announced that it had hired Susana Cordova as deputy superintendent, Brent Alfred as deputy chief of Construction Services, and Libby Daniels as Chief of Communications. Dallas ISD Superintendent Seventy-two outstanding graduating seniors earned a total of $180,000 Dallas ISD Superintendent’s Scholarships. On July 28, 2015, he was appointed to be Superintendent of Community ISD. For more than a decade, the Center has partnered with Dallas ISD schools providing a range of arts education programs stretching across elementary, middle, and high school students. Lenore Yurkovich Executive Assistant to the Superintendent and Board of Trustees [email protected] Prior to his appointment to Dallas ISD, Thompson served as the chief financial officer for Owasso Public Schools in Owasso, Oklahoma, where he prepared and monitored the operational budget and supervised fiscal operations, including purchasing, treasury and maintenance. Learn the contact information for every Dallas ISD employee. Dr. Brian C. Lusk Chief of Strategic Initiatives. Prior to coming to Dallas in 2015, she served as superintendent of the Orangeburg Consolidated School District 5 in South Carolina for six years. Early College High School at El Centro Campus, Esperanza “Hope” Medrano Elementary School, Felix G. Botello Personalized Learning Elementary School, Francisco “Pancho” Medrano Junior High School, George Herbert Walker Bush Elementary School, Henry B. Gonzalez Personalized Learning Academy, J.P. Starks Math, Science and Technology Vanguard, Jill Stone Elementary School at Vickery Meadow, K.B. She has taught at all levels from elementary to college in Texas, Missouri, and Connecticut. Melissa Cruz-Martinez Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent [email protected] Dallas ISD superintendent Michael Hinojosa has been named the winner of the Empowered Superintendent Award by the Texas K-12 CTO Council. Superintendent of Safety & Operations in Garland ISD since 2015. Copyright © 2002-2021 Blackboard, Inc. All rights reserved. Kelanic holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Vanderbilt University. His work to reconstruct culture and climate at the district level while staying focused on student achievement will be vital to the work being accomplished in Dallas ISD. Board members also receive copies of all responses to parties. The district improved graduation rates from 62 percent in 2008 to 81 percent in 2013. With more than twenty years in education, Lusk began his career as a teacher before moving to an assistant principalship and later principal at the helm of elementary, middle and high school campuses. In 2011, Dr. Nivens transitioned into central office leadership position as Executive Director of Secondary Schools and he later became the Assistant Superintendent in Lancaster ISD. He made $328,000 and when he left, he took $200,000 in Teacher Retirement System of … Jack Kelanic is the district's chief technology officer. Contact the appropriate school department (Call 972-435-1000 for guidance) Email/write your concerns to the office of the Superintendent; Write a letter to the Maypearl ISD Board of Trustees. Beth Nicholas has served in the field of education for more than 30 years. For more than 22 years, Wilson served as a teacher, principal and both a regional and area superintendent in the state’s largest school system, Houston ISD, where she was highly regarded for her support of a diverse and multilingual student population and earned high marks through that district’s performance pay system. Thompson holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Oklahoma Baptist University and is one of only eight CFOs in the state of Texas to hold a Certified Administrator of School Finance and Operations certificate. Longview ISD Assistant Superintendent of Finance Joey Jones has announced his resignation to take a similar role with a school district in the Dallas area. Prior to that role, she served GISD as Area Director of a K-12 feeder pattern comprised of 10 campuses, and as a principal at two schools and one academy campus. Carroll ISD announced Lane Ledbetter as its lone finalist for superintendent in a special meeting of the school board Friday morning. Orlando Riddick is a school leader with more than 20 years of experience in education. Drillette is currently assistant superintendent for Finance and Operations at Dripping Springs ISD and has more than 15 years’ experience in educational administration, including as chief financial officer at Manor ISD and superintendent of Brock ISD. Elementary School, Mark Twain School for the Talented & Gifted, Personalized Learning Preparatory at Sam Houston, Rosemont Lower – Chris V. Semos Building and Upper School, School for the Talented and Gifted in Pleasant Grove, Sudie L. Williams Talented and Gifted Academy, Thelma Elizabeth Page Richardson Elementary School, Thomas L. Marsalis Elementary STEAM Academy, West Dallas STEM School Program at Pinkston, Leonides Gonzalez Cigarroa, M.D. Wilson graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in psychology. His responsibilities include developing the long-range technology plan to enable digital learning for Dallas ISD students and improving technology support for schools and district business operations. He also served as the chief information systems director for the Los Angeles Unified School District, where he worked for nearly 14 years in various technology leadership capacities. Superintendent of Schools [email protected] Sean Brinkman • Assistant Superintendent in Information Technology . Dallas ISD superintendent Michael Hinojosa has been named the winner of the Empowered Superintendent Award by the Texas K-12 CTO Council. "The reputation of Mansfield ISD proceeds itself, and I am ready to continue the tradition of excellence and guide the district along on its current path of success." He’s now back in Dallas working for an education consulting firm. Our collective work is of the utmost importance in the lives of our students as we work every day to shape the future of every student. Each year, the Council selects a superintendent who has promoted and supported innovative uses of technology in their district. Oracle. Login to the district's information management database. Cynthia Wilson serves as Dallas ISD’s chief of Human Capital Management. [email protected] Coordinator: Gina Lopez, Dan Micciche District 31st Vice President, [email protected] Coordinator: Gina Lopez, Edwin Flores District 1 2nd Vice President, [email protected] Coordinator: Gina Lopez, [email protected] Coordinator: Delisa Proctor, [email protected] Coordinator: Dianna Thompson, [email protected] Coordinator: Dianna Thompson, [email protected] Coordinator: Delisa Proctor, [email protected] Coordinator: Delisa Proctor, [email protected] Coordinator: Dianna Thompson, 9400 N. Central Expressway Dallas, TX 75231. He also served for nearly 14 years as the chief financial officer for Broken Arrow Public Schools. In October 2020, her role expanded to also formally lead the Racial Equity Department with the title Chief of Staff and Racial Equity. Lusk was tapped for the position after serving in a number of district leadership roles including deputy chief of School Leadership, and executive director overseeing the H. Grady Spruce High School, Thomas Jefferson High School, and Woodrow Wilson High School feeder patterns. Important documents available online to view and download. Contact information during COVID-19 Toggle submenu for Contact information during COVID-19; ... Mailing address. The financial outlook for Lancaster ISD will be grim if a $2 million superintendent buyout moves forward. Forms. Elementary School, School for the Talented and Gifted in Pleasant Grove, William B. Travis Academy/Vanguard for the Academically Talented and Gifted, Mark Twain School for the Talented and Gifted, Reporting and Responding to Sexual Harassment, Blackboard Web Community Manager Privacy Policy (Updated). Specialized Data Management Support (972) 794-3550 www.dallasisd.org/Page/36033 Grand Prairie ISD Superintendent Linda Ellis has issued an apology after a picture of staff members wearing Converse sneakers and pearls appeared in a … Lusk holds a degree in elementary education from California University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, Dr. Waldrip moved to central administration, where he oversaw data systems, program evaluation and various FISD departments as an assistant and deputy superintendent. Dallas ISD’s magnet schools have long been popular choices for families – but over the past few years, the district has also worked to create other choices designed to attract parents and students in a very crowded field of options. In that role, she led six departments—Dyslexia/504, Reading Language Arts, Social Studies, Dual Language and English Learner Services, World Languages, and Multi-Tiered Systems of Support—and focused on the creation and implementation of a districtwide curriculum. Staff. It is an exciting time for Dallas ISD as we head to the finish line of a $1.6 billion bond program overwhelmingly approved by voters in 2015. Cordova has more than 30 years of experience in education as a teacher and school leader at elementary, middle and high school levels. The Dallas Independent School District awarded its highest honor, the 2020 Superintendent’s Award, to the nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center last month. Pamela Lear was appointed Dallas ISD’s Chief of Staff in March 2017. Welcome to the Dallas ISD Staff Page! Department Contact: Dr. Marcelo Cavazos Superintendent of Schools (682) 867-4611 [email protected] I am honored to serve as superintendent of the Arlington ISD. Brian C. Lusk assumed the post of Dallas ISD’s Chief of Strategic Initiatives in December 2018 after serving as the acting chief of that office for several months. Elementary School, Downtown Montessori at Ida B. Box 469026 Garland, TX 75046-9026. She later earned a master’s degree from St. Mary’s College and her doctorate in educational leadership from Texas Christian University. Prior to his appointment to Dallas ISD, Kelanic served as the director of information technology for the city of Tacoma, where he led key initiatives such as open data and analytics, mobile government services, digital equity, and technology infrastructure modernization. Mailing Address (All Board Members): Board Services Office 5151 Samuell Blvd. Each recipient receives $2,500 to go toward costs at the college or university of their choice. In 2014, he got the opportunity to serve as superintendent of schools in nearby Coppell ISD, a position he held until his return to Frisco ISD in July 2017. - Dr. Kimberley Cantu, MISD Superintendent. Immediately prior to joining Mesquite ISD in January 2016, she worked in Allen ISD, as a teacher, assistant principal, director, assistant superintendent and interim superintendent. Polk Center for Academically Talented and Gifted, Lenore Kirk Hall Personalized Learning Academy at Oak Cliff, Leonides Gonzalez Cigarroa M.D. He earned his master’s degree in educational administration from Texas Woman’s University and attended the UT Cooperative Superintendency Doctoral Program. This is the one-stop-shop for online resources, news and information for Dallas ISD employees. Early College High School at El Centro Campus, Esperanza “Hope” Medrano Elementary School, Felix G. Botello Personalized Learning Elementary School, Francisco “Pancho” Medrano Junior High School, George Herbert Walker Bush Elementary School, Henry B. Gonzalez Personalized Learning Academy, J.P. Starks Math, Science and Technology Vanguard, Jill Stone Elementary School at Vickery Meadow, K.B. She most recently served as deputy chief of School Leadership and was responsible for leading 109 campuses and administrators. She later earned a master’s degree from the University of Houston and her doctorate in educational leadership from South Carolina State University. Dallas ISD has a supportive and active alumni community that readily serves as volunteers, mentors, donors, and supporters of current students and numerous district projects and causes. Thompson led key initiatives such as implementing an online requisition payment system and helping to develop the district’s first ever summer food program for economically disadvantaged students. Before joining Dallas ISD as deputy superintendent, Susana Cordova served as superintendent of Denver Public Schools. Copyright © 2002-2021 Blackboard, Inc. All rights reserved. Special Education (972) 581-4100 www.dallasisd.org/sped. According to Dallas ISD, the council selects a superintendent each year who has promoted and supported innovative uses of technology in their district. The former superintendent of Midland and Cedar Hill ISDs has roots in Dallas ISD, having served as principal at W.T. Wilson most recently was chief of staff at Houston ISD after serving as Dallas ISD chief of staff until 2017. Dwayne Thompson brings more than 23 years of financial experience to the position of chief business officer, where he leads a team of experienced professionals in developing the district’s operational budget and overseeing and managing fiscal operations. Before joining Dallas ISD, Lear was an administrator in the Bay Area as a principal, director of Region IV System of District and Support, and an executive director of Educational Services. He later earned a master’s in educational administration from Texas A & M University, Commerce and a doctorate in educational leadership and policy from the University of Texas at Austin. Kelanic brings more than 20 years of technology leadership experience to his post. Riddick holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism with an emphasis in advertising and public relations from The University of Texas at El Paso, where he also completed a post-baccalaureate degree in English literature. The search for a new superintendent began in December after current CISD Superintendent Mr. Rick DeMasters formally submitted his resignation to retire effective December 2020. Scott Drillette has been named Dallas ISD deputy chief financial officer. 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