Friday, June 18, 2021

Aaron Heil Named New Coordinator of Special Education for Carroll ISD

Carroll ISD is excited to announce Aaron Heil as the new Coordinator of Special Education. Heil has 22 years of experience in education and for the past two years he has been the Special Education Facilitator for Carroll ISD. Prior to becoming the Special Education Facilitator, he was a Content Mastery II teacher and Behavior Intervention Teacher for various districts, including Carroll ISD.

“Mr. Heil’s unique skill set will assist him with collaborating effectively with district staff, families, and the community for the purpose of planning, developing, implementing, maintaining, and evaluating special education services and programs,” said Tyisha Nelson, Executive Director for Special Programs. “I have witnessed unparalleled collaboration, teamwork, and dedication by Mr. Heil as a special education teacher and special education facilitator in Carroll ISD. He is a student-centered advocate who believes in developing the whole child and preparing them for the future.”

Mr. Heil earned his Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from Sonoma State University and his Master of Education in Special Education Administration from Southeastern Oklahoma State University. In 1997, Aaron Heil began his career in education as a paraprofessional for two years at The Lattice Foundation in Santa Rosa, CA. He then moved back to Texas and continued as a paraprofessional at The Texas School for The Blind in Austin, TX. Within the 1999-2000 school year, he was hired as a Teacher for TSBVI. In 2001, he was hired at the LEO Center (Leander Extended Opportunities) as the teacher of the behavior program for Leander ISD. As he moved his family back to his hometown area of DFW, he took a teaching position at Fort Worth ISD as a Behavior Improvement Class (BIC) teacher in 2003. At South Hills High School, Aaron also was the Head Tennis Coach and the girl’s assistant basketball coach.

He then transferred to Carroll ISD as the social, emotional, and academic learning (formerly CM II) teacher on the Carroll Middle School campus. In 2009, Aaron continued in CISD at Carroll Senior High where he ultimately held the Special Education campus lead role and the social, emotional, and academic learning teacher until he was led to become the SPED Facilitator for CISD for the past two years.