Press Release – Tom Bean ISD
The Board of Trustees has met and established a timeline for the search for the new Superintendent of Tom Bean ISD. Beginning July 18th and ending on August 12th, the law firm of Leasor Crass that is assisting the Board with the Superintendent Search will run an anonymous survey for the community, staff, parents and students to complete. The link to the survey is attached and can be added to your website for publication. The Board is very interested in feedback from the stakeholders of Tom Bean ISD in developing the profile desired for the next superintendent. The Board encourages everyone to take the short survey and provide feedback for the Board in developing the application profile.
The board will conduct a stakeholder’s meeting on August 11th. The Board plans to name a lone finalist for the position in early October, hire the Superintendent by the end of the month, and is targeting a start date of October 31, 2016 for the new Superintendent. The Board is pleased to have Dr. Jason Smith as Interim Superintendent until such time as the new superintendent begins.
Community Survey Link:
Please join us in welcoming Mrs. Sara McCarty to Tom Bean ISD as she assumes the duties as principal of the Tom Bean Middle School for the 2016-2017 school year.
Mrs. McCarty has been a resident of Tom Bean for over 10 years. She will be joining us and leaving Gunter ISD where she has served in a variety of teaching and administrative roles over the past 16 years. She spent eleven years teaching in the middle school classroom before transitioning into administration. She has served as the Director of Curriculum & Instruction and the District Testing Coordinator for five years. For the last three years, her administrative roles have included being the middle school campus principal as well. Mrs. McCarty’s academic background includes a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Southeastern Oklahoma State University, Master of Education in Educational Administration from Texas A&M University-Commerce, and a superintendent certification from the Bill Ratliff Superintendent Academy. She is currently working on her Doctorate of Education in Educational Administration at Texas A&M University-Commerce, which she anticipates will be complete in December of 2017.
Mrs. McCarty resides in Tom Bean with her husband, Kevin, and her two children, Kade and Libby. Her son, Kade, will be a sophomore at Tom Bean High School in the fall, and her daughter, Libby, will be in the fifth grade at Tom Bean Elementary in the fall.
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