At the Board Meeting on Monday, July 19, Superintendent Dr. Lane Ledbetter announced that Mary Smith had recently been named the new Assistant Principal at Carroll High School. Smith joins the team as the new Assistant Principal after serving on the campus for the last two years teaching chemistry. Prior to joining Carroll ISD, Smith spent the previous 15 years as a teacher and also as an instructional coach in various districts across Texas.
“Mary Smith will continue to improve the overall experience for all of our learners by working collaboratively with our outstanding staff,” says Carroll High School Principal P.J. Giamanco. “She has been an amazing advocate, as a teacher on campus, and will continue to grow all students in this new leadership position.”
Smith earned her bachelor’s in biology and master’s in educational leadership from Stephen F. Austin State University. Prior to her time serving at Carroll ISD, Smith taught in Northwest ISD, was an instructional coach in Nacogdoches ISD and taught and served as a cheerleading sponsor in College Station ISD, Carthage ISD, Mesquite ISD and Bloomburg ISD.
“Having been a teacher on campus I know how amazing the staff and students are at Carroll High School,” says Smith. “I’m excited to step in as an assistant principal and to help support our students and staff achieve the goals we have set for our campus and district.”