McKinney, Texas - The new year brings a new face to a top McKinney ISD administrative position. The district has hired Tamira Griffin as its new assistant superintendent and chief human resources officer. Griffin is a top-notch administrator who has spent the last 14 years as chief human resources officer for Plano ISD. The McKinney ISD Board of Trustees approved the decision to bring Griffin aboard at its regular monthly meeting Tuesday night.
The new year brings fresh opportunities for two talented MISD assistant principals.
McKinney, Texas - Veteran Glen Oaks Elementary principal Rhonda Gilliam will begin a new chapter in her service to McKinney ISD later this month when she steps into her new role as principal of Malvern Elementary.
McKinney, Texas - McKinney ISD is pleased to announce that Dr. Amber Epperson has been chosen as the new principal of Cockrill Middle School. The McKinney ISD Board of Trustees approved the decision at their regular monthly Board Meeting Tuesday night. Epperson, who currently serves as principal of Malvern Elementary, is a seasoned administrator who has been called upon to lead several campuses during her 11 years of service in the District.
McKinney, Texas - The State Board of Education (SBOE) recently named Raytheon among 10 Texas businesses chosen as 2014 “Employers for Education Excellence” (EEE) in recognition of their ongoing support and commitment to Texas public schools. Raytheon earned Gold recognition, the highest honor awarded in the EEE program for its role as a long-time partner of McKinney ISD.
McKinney, Texas - Officials from AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) headquarters in San Diego visited McKinney North High School on Wednesday, October 8 as part of the school’s scheduled AVID Demonstration School “revalidation” process. After a day of observation, interviews and evaluation, McKinney North High School received the news that they had earned the honor of serving as an AVID Demonstration School for another three years—the highest possible revalidation status.
McKinney, Texas - U.S. Congressman Sam Johnson (TX-03) recently announced the names of seven McKinney ISD high school students who have been selected to participate in the 2014-2015 Congressional Youth Advisory Council (CYAC). Eighty-one council members were chosen from across the Third District of Texas, which encompasses most of Collin County, by a community board that considered students’ leadership skills, academic performance, participation in extracurricular activities and community service.
McKinney, Texas - McKinney North High School AP teacher Jeff Sher has been chosen by the College Board and the Advanced Placement® program as a member of the inaugural class of AP Advocates.