Previous Ector County ISD Executive Director of Management Stacy Johnson has been named superintendent of Banquete ISD.
In instruction for extra than 24 decades, which includes 18 with ECISD, Johnson has served as all the things from teachers’ aide to principal to her leadership article. Previously, she had labored in the Pilot Position and Denton university districts.
Johnson has by now commenced her duties in the Southeast coastal Texas district.
“I did analysis on the location and the city and the university district and they’re a high-accomplishing university district,” Johnson explained in a cell phone interview. “… I’d essentially created a couple of visits and … achieved folks with no them acknowledging it and just fell in adore with the folks and the area.”
Her twin sister, Tracy Canter, just completed her first yr as superintendent of Iraan-Sheffield ISD. Both of those labored for ECISD. Johnson explained she’s not guaranteed, but she couldn’t locate twin superintendents in any of her queries. Johnson and Canter also are the first women of all ages to lead their respective districts.
“She’s loving it,” Johnson explained of Canter.
She included that a person explanation she determined to consider for a superintendent’s occupation was her sister’s satisfaction.
Johnson noted that the position of government director of leadership for ECISD well prepared her for superintendent.
“It place me in positions exactly where I was (collaborating) with the a lot of unique departments to meet the campus demands, so studying how to get the job done with all of the departments and ensuring that a campus has all the things they need to have is most unquestionably useful to the position that I have now.”
Mastering she was the lone finalist for the Banquete occupation loaded her with a perception of nervous enjoyment.
She included that she is “very thrilled to acquire on this new adventure and anyone that I have achieved right here has been unquestionably astounding and valuable.”
Born in Odessa and raised in Crowell, Johnson earned bachelor’s and master’s levels from University of Texas Permian Basin and a doctorate in instructional leadership from Texas Tech University.
“West Texas folks are truly astounding. I built some very powerful interactions. ECISD has unquestionably well prepared me for this stage in my vocation. (Superintendent) Dr. (Scott) Muri had introduced in that national superintendents academy, so I was portion of that exactly where I was ready to meet and get the job done with administrators from across the nation. It most unquestionably helped get ready me for the interview and for having this place. Just one of the factors about ECISD that is very astounding is that they want their team and their administrators to go on their occupations and they fully get ready you and place you in positions to grow and to understand,” Johnson explained.
Whilst it was a tiny early to request about plans for her new occupation, Johnson explained a person was to keep excellence. Banquete has 833 pupils with a total team of about 150.
“As a principal at Pease (Elementary), I had virtually 900 young ones in a person building,” Johnson explained.
She included that her sister was “super excited” about Johnson’s new occupation and valuable in her guidance and tips.
Deputy Superintendent Stephanie Howard also has been valuable. All have explained she can reach out for assistance.
In her first ninety times, Johnson explained she will be using a webpage from ECISD Superintendent Scott Muri by conducting a appear, hear and understand tour of Banquete.
Johnson and her spouse Ty have two children — her daughter, Callie, who will be attending the University of Oklahoma, a son, Hollis, who was about to change 28, and two grandchildren.
“I’m just definitely enthusiastic to be right here and thrilled to go on the get the job done that (Banquete Superintendent) Dr. (Max) Thompson and his team have been doing,” Johnson explained.