UT Tyler Alumni Recognized as Educators of the Year
February 14, 2006
Two UT Tyler Alumni have been selected as educators of the year by the Texas Association of School Boards and the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals.
Dr. Susan Simpson, superintendent of White Settlement Independent School District, was selected as TASB 2005 Superintendent of the year among five state finalists. She received her superintendent certification from UT Tyler in 1993.
The Superintendent of the Year award is presented annually to recognize chief administrators who exemplify excellence and achievement in educational leadership. Simpson was also selected as Texas Nominee for the National Superintendent of the Year
Dr. Fred Hayes, high school principal of Clear Creek High School, was selected as 2005 Texas High School Principal of the Year by TASSP in conjunction with the National Association of Secondary School Principals. Hayes received his master of education in educational administration with principal certification from UT Tyler in 1995.
The High School Principal of the Year award seeks to recognize exemplary performance among campus level administrator in Texas.