Dr. Doug Brubaker's commitment to public education began when he was a new fourth grade teacher at Birdville ISD in Ft. Worth, TX.
In his career to date, Dr. Brubaker has served as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, department director, assistant superintendent, associate superintendent and superintendent in several school districts in Texas (Birdville ISD, Mansfield ISD, Carroll ISD, Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD, Garland ISD), and Arkansas (Fort Smith Public Schools).
He has worked in public school districts ranging from approximately 7,000 to 57,000 students for 28 years. As an administrator, Dr. Brubaker has guided the implementation of major initiatives including multiple bond programs, 1:1 technology deployments, strategic planning, curriculum updates and security upgrades.
His commitment to community service is reflected in his involvement in local Chambers of Commerce, disaster relief efforts and civic organizations. Dr. Brubaker also has extensive experience forging strong partnerships between K-12 school districts, institutions of higher education and area businesses in order to expand opportunities for students. On the national level, his involvement in professional organizations includes service on the CoSN Empowered Superintendent Advisory Board and conference presentations on a range of topics.
Dr. Brubaker holds a PhD in Educational Computing with a Concentration in Educational Administration from University of North Texas, a Master's in Elementary Education from Texas Christian University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from the University of Kansas. He has taught a variety of subjects including curriculum, instruction and school finance for three universities.
Dr. Brubaker and his wife, Heather, have been married for 24 years and have one daughter who will be a student in the district.Dr. Doug Brubaker
Superintendent of Schools
Texarkana, Texas 75503
Administrative Assistant ext. 1019