Tyler ISD, Business Education Council to host 4th annual ‘Principal For A Day’

November 7, 2017


Tyler ISD and the Tyler Area Business Education Council will host the 2017 Principal for a Day event Wednesday, Nov. 8, welcoming local business and civic leaders to serve as guest principals for the day.


Guest principals will receive a behind-the-scenes look at the local school system while also having the opportunity to shadow the principal, meet with students and faculty, attend student assemblies, and participate in other activities that make up the school day. All principals, guest principals and District leadership will then meet for lunch and reflection in the Community Room at the Tyler ISD Career and Technology Center.


Participating businesses and organizations include Alzheimer’s Alliance; Capstone College Advising; City of Tyler; Congregation Beth El; East Texas Lighthouse for the Blind; Goodwill Industries; Greater Texas Capital Corp; NET Health; Prothro, Wilhelmi and Company; Regions Bank; Southside Bank; Suddenlink; The University of Texas at Tyler; Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce; Tyler Fire; Tyler Junior College; Tyler Morning Telegraph; Tyler Pipe; Tyler Police; and UT Health Northeast..


“We look forward to this event every year,” Tyler ISD Superintendent Dr. Marty Crawford said. “Principal For A Day helps build strong relationships with our community partners which ultimately lead to successful student outcomes.”


For more information, please contact Dawn Parnell, Tyler ISD excutive director of communications and public relations, at 903-262-1064.



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Tyler ISD Communications

Jennifer Hines

Executive Director of Communications and Public Relations

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Sandra Stanley Communications Coordinator

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Amy Pawlak 

Public Relations Coordinator

Lynne Hubbard

Switchboard Operator

Marla Boone

Communications/ Volunteer Assistant

Angela Duitch

Coordinator of TISD-TV & Digital Media

Jessica Poe

Digital Communications Specialist

Jacob Walker

Digital Media and Video Specialist

John Landes

Coordinator of Government Relations

Tracy Varnell

District Mail Clerk

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