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MISD Welcomes our Newest Hires

As Midlothian ISD grows, we are excited to welcome new members to the MISD family as well as congratulate our teachers and staff members on their new positions in the district. We believe in serving our students, parents and staff each day to inspire each person to reach their unlimited potential. 

Assistant Principals

Chris Foster is joining Walnut Grove Middle School as an assistant principal, and he will serve as an AP at Dieterich Middle School when the campus is open. Previously, he worked as an assistant principal in Dallas ISD and Mansfield ISD.

Kevin Reed is now an AP at Midlothian High School. He has been with MISD for three years as the head MHS wrestling coach.

Blane Rogers is joining Frank Seale Middle School as an assistant principal, and he will serve as an AP at Dieterich Middle School when the campus is open. He previously was the assistant principal at T.E. Baxter Elementary.

Kristen Shelton will now be the assistant principal at T.E. Baxter Elementary. She had served as a social studies and English Language Arts and Reading teacher at the school.

Haywood Thomas is joining J.A. Vitovsky as their assistant principal. He joins MISD from the Region 10 Education Service Center where he served as a behavior consultant.

Jessica Trezza is now serving as an assistant principal at Frank Seale Middle School. She was previously the AP at J.A. Vitovsky.

Counselors

Stacie Bailey is now a counselor at Heritage High School. She previously served as a high school counselor in DeSoto ISD.

Jenna Ballard will now serve as the counselor at T.E. Baxter Elementary. She was previously taught Excel math and careers at Walnut Grove Middle School.

Amy Boyd is now the counselor at LaRue Miller Elementary. She joins MISD from Mansfield ISD where she served as an elementary counselor.

Ashley Burgeron is now a counselor at Midlothian High School. She previously served as an academic advisor for MHS.

Tonya Colman will continue serving as a counselor at Frank Seale Middle School, but she will join Dieterich Middle School as a counselor when the campus opens in fall 2020.

Leigh Fields is now a counselor at Midlothian High School. She previously served as an academic advisor for MHS.

Sabra Golden will now serve as a counselor at Frank Seale Middle School. She was previously the counselor at T.E. Baxter Elementary.

Mendi Melton will continue serving as a counselor at Walnut Grove Middle School, but she will join Dieterich Middle School as a counselor when the campus opens in fall 2020.

Admin

Shelle Blaylock is serving as the administrator of the Irvin Repurpose, which will house several new curriculum opportunities for MISD’s high school students beginning in fall 2020. She was previously an assistant superintendent in Waxahachie ISD.

Jan Duncan is now an iCoach (formerly known as MIT), who will serve our teachers and staff as an instructional and support specialist. She was previously a teacher at T.E. Baxter Elementary.

Tim Hicks will join MISD as the director of safety and security. He previously served the Midlothian Police Department as the commander in the patrol and traffic divisions.

Eric Hoff serves as the secondary student support counselor. He previously worked at My Health My Resources in Fort Worth in the crisis services division as a licensed therapist supervisor.

Shanna Malone is now serving as a social-emotional support specialist for MISD. She previously served as a teacher at LaRue Miller Elementary and served as the assistant director at Vogel Alcove Childcare Center for Homeless Children.

Jennifer Reed s now an iCoach (formerly known as MIT), who will serve our teachers and staff as an instructional and support specialist. She was previously served as an instructional coach in Arlington ISD.

Midlothian High School

Le’Roy Barnes will now serve as the head wrestling coach at Midlothian High School. He was previously a wrestling coach and high school teacher in Arlington ISD.

Andrea Gonzalez is serving as the MHS administrative intern. She previously served as the school’s special education lead teacher.

Austin Guest will now serve as the head coach for the varsity girl’s soccer team in addition to serving as the head coach for the varsity boy’s soccer team at MHS.

Laverne Ferrell is now an academic advisor at MHS. She previously served as a special education department lead in Mansfield ISD.

Amy Neal is an academic advisor at MHS. She was previously a teacher in Mansfield ISD.

Heritage High School

Rich Bahner is the head band director at Heritage High School. He previously served as a band director in Weatherford ISD.

Angela Evans is the head girl’s basketball coach at Heritage High School. She previously served as the head basketball and track coach in Irving ISD.

Sophia Gutierrez is now a trainer at Heritage High School. She previously worked as a trainer at Irving ISD and the University of Texas at Arlington.

Parker Liles is now a strength coach at Heritage High School. He previously was an assistant varsity football coach, assistant track coach and a strength and conditioning coordinator in Lewisville ISD.

Jimmy Spradley now serves as Heritage High School’s head softball coach. He previously served as the school’s assistant baseball coach.

Erika Weber is Heritage High School’s head volleyball coach. She previously was the junior varsity volleyball coach and assistant varsity coach in Cuero ISD and Waxahachie ISD.