District Personnel

Superintendent
Dr. Jo Ann Simmons

Superintendent

B.A. Education, The University of Texas at Tyler (2000) M.Ed. Educational Administration, The University of Texas at Tyler (2003) Ed.D. Educational Leadership, Stephen F. Austin State University (2011)
Curriculum/Testing
Brian Weaver

Director of State Testing
Instructional Coach

B.S. Mathematics, The University of Texas at Tyler (1987) M.Ed. Educational Mid-Management, The University of Texas at Tyler (1997)
Jaclyn Pedersen

Director of Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment
Adjunct Faculty, The University of Texas at Tyler School of Education

B.S. Mathematics, The University of Texas at Tyler (2006) M.Ed. Educational Leadership, The University of Texas at Tyler (2010) Ed.D. Educational Leadership, University of Nebraska (in progress)
Jennifer Rasberry

Content Coach – Reading

B.A. Education, The University of Texas at Tyler (2004) M.Ed. Reading Specialist, The University of Texas at Tyler (2008) M.Ed. Educational Leadership, The University of Texas at Tyler (2009)
Samantha Rector

Content Coach – Mathematics

B.S. Interdisciplinary Studies, The University of Texas at Tyler (2013) M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction (STEM), The University of Texas at Tyler (in progress)
Kelly Dyer

Content Coach – (Science)

B.S. Applied Arts & Science, Texas A&M University Commerce (2006) M.Ed. Educational Leadership, The University of Texas at Tyler (2012) Ph.D. Curriculum & Instruction (STEM), Texas Tech University (in progress)
Campus Administration
Aimee Dennis

Campus Director – Tyler

B.S. Interdisciplinary Studies (Reading & Social Studies), The University of Texas at Tyler (2006) M.Ed. Educational Leadership, The University of Texas at Tyler (2012)
Rachel Hawkins

Campus Director – Longview

B.S. Interdisciplinary Studies, Stephen F. Austin State University (2002) M.Ed. Educational Leadership, The University of Texas at Tyler (2009)
Dr. Becky Rutledge

Campus Director – Palestine

B.A. Art & Psychology & Education, Stephen F. Austin State University (1998) M.Ed. Educational Leadership, The University of Texas at Tyler (2003) Ed.D. Educational Administration, Texas A&M University Commerce (2018)
College & Career Readiness
Katie Adams

CTE Coordinator

Kathy Parker

Academic Counselor

Special Populations
Jolyn Williams

Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP)

Chelsea Nardozza

Special Education Coordinator

B.S. Psychology, The University of Texas at Tyler (2007) M.Ed. Special Education, The University of Texas at Tyler (2012)
Aki VanBuskirk

Speech Therapist

B.A. Communication Disorders, Harding University (1995) M.S. Speech Language Pathology, Stephen F. Austin State University (1998)
Business Office
Jaema Krier

Director of Administration

B.S. Mathematics, The University of Texas at Tyler (2008) M.S. Human Resource Development, The University of Texas at Tyler (in progress)
Christian Chesnut

Finance Manager

B.S. Kinesiology, The University of Texas at Tyler (2012)
Linda Butler

PEIMS Coordinator

B.A. Mathematics, Adams State College (1985) M.A. Secondary Education: Educational Leadership, Adams State College (2001) M.A. Counseling: School Counseling, Adams State College (2010)
Kerry Bonilla

Administrative Assistant

Technology
Dalton Abrams

Technology Director

B.S. Computer Information Systems, The University of Texas at Tyler (2015)
Sean Winters

Tech Support

District Staff
J’Ann Sartain

Food Service & Title I Assistant

Juan Cabrera

District Maintenance

Cori Mackey

District Nurse

A.D. Nursing, Tyler Junior College (2014)