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Glenn HambrickDr. J. Glenn Hambrick, formerly of Carthage ISD, is serving as the Interim Superintendent of Marshall ISD as of Feb. 1, 2021. Hambrick steps in following the resignation of Dr. Jerry Gibson, former MISD Superintendent who has moved on to Galveston ISD after 4 1/2 years in Marshall.

Dr. Hambrick retired as Superintendent at Carthage ISD in 2019, having served in Carthage from 2008-2019. He has also served as a superintendent in Rosebud-Lott ISD (2002-2004) and at Elkhart ISD (2004-2008) prior to his time at Carthage. Since his retirement in 2019, Dr. Hambrick has been an Education Consultant with GLS-Architects and Engineers.

Marshall ISD has hired the search firm of Thompson & Horton, LLP, to assist in the search for MISD's next superintendent.

Per MISD Board Policy, BJA (LEGAL):

"A superintendent is the educational leader and chief executive officer of a district. Education Code 11.201(a)

The duties of a superintendent include:

• Assuming administrative responsibility and leadership for the planning, organization, operation, supervision, and evaluation of the education programs, services, and facilities of a district and for the annual performance appraisal of the district’s staff.

• Except as provided by Education Code 11.202 (duties of principal) [see DK and DP], assuming administrative authority and responsibility for the assignment, supervision, and evaluation of all personnel of a district other than the superintendent.

• Overseeing compliance with the standards for school facilities.

• Initiating the termination or suspension of an employee or the non renewal of an employee’s term contract.

• Managing the day-to-day operations of a district as its administrative manager, including implementing and monitoring plans, procedures, programs, and systems to achieve clearly defined and desired results in major areas of district operations.

• Preparing and submitting to a board a proposed budget and administering the budget.

• Preparing recommendations for policies to be adopted by a board and overseeing the implementation of adopted policies.

• Developing or causing to be developed appropriate administrative regulations to implement policies established by a board.

• Providing leadership for the attainment and, if necessary, improvement of student performance in a district based on the state’s student achievement and quality of learning indicators and other indicators as may be adopted by the Commissioner or the board.

• Organizing a district’s central administration.

• Consulting with the district-level committee.

• Ensuring:
a. Adoption of a Student Code of Conduct and enforcement of that Code of Conduct; and
b. Adoption and enforcement of other student disciplinary rules and procedures as necessary.

• Submitting reports as required by state or federal law, rule, or regulation, and ensuring that a copy of any report required by federal law, rule, or regulation is also delivered to TEA.

• Providing joint leadership with a board to ensure that the responsibilities of the board and superintendent team are carried out; and

• Performing any other duties assigned by action of a board.

Education Code 11.201(d)

In addition, a superintendent shall, on a day-to-day basis, ensure the implementation of the policies created by the board. Education Code 11.1512(a)

A board and a superintendent shall work together to:

• Advocate for the high achievement of all district students;

• Create and support connections with community organizations to provide community-wide support for the high achievement of all district students;

• Provide educational leadership for a district, including leadership in developing the district vision statement and long-range educational plan;

• Establish district-wide policies and annual goals that are tied directly to the district’s vision statement and long-range educational plan;

• Support the professional development of principals, teachers, and other staff; and

• Periodically evaluate board and superintendent leadership, governance, and teamwork.

Education Code 11.1512(b)


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