District Personnel

Full Organizational Chart

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)
 

Katie adams
assistant Campus director - Tyler

 

 

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)

 

BEN MORAN
Campus Director - Palestine

B.A. Interdisciplinary Studies (Science Ed.), The University of Texas at Tyler (2012)
M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction, The University of Texas at Tyler

 

 


College & Career Readiness

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)

CINDY NASH
Administrative Assistant

 

 

Rodrigo rocha
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

Juan Cabrera
District Maintenance

 

 

Cori Mackey
District Nurse

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