The Carroll ISD School Board approved the hiring of Janet McDade as the new Assistant Superintendent for Student Services during Monday night’s meeting.
McDade, who is expected to start Friday, has 20 years of experience in education and previously served as the Garland ISD Executive Director of School Transformation since 2014.
In this role, she provided support to the Superintendent, Executive Council members, 71 campus administrators, the Board of Trustees and supervised five major education and counseling departments across the district.
McDade has experience as a former principal and assistant principal in Mansfield ISD. She was the principal of the Ben Barber Career Tech Academy and Tarver-Rendon Elementary in Mansfield.
She has a Master’s degree from TCU and undergraduate degree from Angelo State. She is currently working toward her doctorate at Texas A&M University-Commerce.
Before arriving in Mansfield, McDade taught in Bastrop ISD and Birdville ISD. She replaces JJ Villarreal, who became the new Superintendent of Rockwall ISD.
McDade is the wife of Carroll boys basketball coach Eric McDade. The couple have two children in the Carroll ISD.