Instructional Services: Curriculum and Instruction Staff

The Texarkana Independent School District Instructional Services Team guides and supports our community of learners to effectively facilitate the success of ALL students. We are a cohesive TEAM leading and supporting intentional systemic instructional processes.

Holly Tucker
Chief Academic Officer

Lexus Williamson
Administrative Assistant - Chief Academic Officer
ext. 1325

Christy Tidwell
Executive Director of Curriculum & Instruction

3413 Summerhill Road
Texarkana, Texas 75503
Phone: 903.793.7561
Fax: 903.255.3280

DIRECTORS

Shawn Davis
Director of Special Populations & Federal Programs
ext. 1307

Michelle Hadous
Director of 21st Century Grant
ext. 1326

Laurie Pace
Director of Humanities
ext. 1308

ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE STAFF

Casey Martin
Instructional Services Specialist
ext. 1341

Candace Haynie
Administrative Secretary, 21st Century Grant/Instructional Services
ext. 1330

Tiffany Pumphrey
Staff Development Specialist
ext. 1304


CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION

HUMANITIES

Dr. Sandra Austin
Coordinator of Elementary & Middle School Library Services
ext. 76531

Kim Lee
Coordinator of Pre-K -2 ELAR & Social Studies
ext. 1315

Lori Bailey
Coordinator of 3-6 ELAR & Social Studies
ext. 1318

Lucia Ochoa
Coordinator of Bilingual Curriculum and Instruction
ext. 1340

Mindy Basurto
Coordinator of Multilingual Education
ext. 1316

Monica Harrison
Coordinator of Gifted & Talented Program
ext. 6101

Shelia Lockett
Reading Academy Facilitator
ext. 1303

Leslie Mulkey
Dyslexia Teacher & Student Dyslexia Assessments
ext. 1321

SPECIAL POPULATIONS & FEDERAL PROGRAMS

April Davis
Coordinator of SHARS & Special Services
ext. 1313

Kacey Jenkins
Coordinator of Special Education
ext. 1324

Terre Carroll
Coordinator of Dyslexia Services
ext. 1043

Leslie Mulkey
Dyslexia Teacher and Student Dyslexia Assessments
ext. 1321

STEM EDUCATION

Amy Frierson
Coordinator of Elementary Math & Science
National Certified STEM Teacher

ext. 1312

Jennifer Beck
Coordinator of Secondary Instructional Technology
ext. 1314

Jennifer Sells
Coordinator of Secondary Math & Science Instruction
National Certified STEM Teacher

ext. 1301

Kim Icenhower
Coordinator of Elementary Instructional Technology
ext. 1317

Kaci McKeever
Math Instructional Coach
ext. 1331

TEACHER MENTORING

Jennell Ingram
Coordinator of Teacher Mentoring & Academic Services
ext. 1306

ASSESSMENT, COUNSELING, AND SECTION 504

Sherry Nelson
Coordinator of Student Support Services (504, Assessment, Counselors)
ext. 1305

Jamie Friday
Coordinator of Data Management
ext. 1322

VIRTUAL SCHOOL INSTRUCTION

Stephanie Sparks
Coordinator of eSchool Prep
ext. 1327

Becky Graham
Coordinator of Special Programs, eSchool Prep
ext. 1309

Alba Tandazo
eSchool Prep Registrar

BEHAVIOR INTERVENTION

Chelsey Gillion
Behavior Intervention Specialist
ext. 1328

TEXTBOOK DISTRIBUTION

Mike Clinton
Coordinator of Textbooks
ext. 1961