Friday, June 18, 2021

Board of Trustees Approve New Assistant Superintendent for Staff & Student Services

During the Board of Trustees regularly scheduled Board meeting on Monday, June 7, the CISD Board of Trustees unanimously named Gordon Butler II as Carroll’s new Assistant Superintendent for Staff and Student Services. Mr. Butler has 19 years of experience in education.

“With his wide variety of experiences at all levels of K-12 as well as experience at the campus and central office, Mr. Butler brings a wealth of knowledge that makes him the ideal candidate for this position,” commented Dr. Lane Ledbetter, Carroll ISD Superintendent. 

Mr. Butler is currently the Principal of Lake Travis High School in Austin where he has been for the past five years. He began his career as a fifth- and sixth-grade language arts and social studies teacher in the Dallas Independent School District. After serving a year in East Boston, Massachusetts as a sixth- and eighth-grade social studies teacher, Mr. Butler returned to Texas where he continued teaching and eventually began his role in assistant principalship. After four years as an assistant principal, Mr. Butler became a high school principal before serving at the central office level as Chief Program Evaluation Officer in McKinney ISD. 

Mr. Butler earned his Bachelor’s degree in Journalism/Public Relations from the University of Texas at Arlington and his Master’s degree in Educational Administration from Texas A&M Commerce. He is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Educational Administration from the University of Texas. Mr. Butler’s leadership experiences include:

  • Principal of Lake Travis High School, Lake Travis ISD – 5 years
  • Principal of McKinney High School, McKinney ISD – 1 year
  • Chief Program Evaluation Officer  (Cabinet Level Position), McKinney ISD – (2 Years)
  • Assistant Principal – 4 years
  • Teacher – 7 years