Sunday, May 29, 2022

Eubanks Intermediate School Seeking New Principal

Deana Steeber

Eubanks Intermediate School will soon begin the process of hiring a new principal for the 2017-2018 school year.

Deana Steeber was approved Monday, June 12 as the new Argyle ISD Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction. Steeber served the Eubanks Intermediate campus since 2013.

Carroll ISD’s process of hiring a new principal will include creating an interview and screening committee comprised of central office administrators, campus teachers and EIS parents.

Assistant Principal Mary Stockton lead the campus until a replacement has been hired. An interview and screening committee will be formed and comprised of a balance between central office administrators, campus teachers and EIS parents.

Rockenbaugh Elementary Seeking New Principal

Rockenbaugh Elementary is seeking a new principal after Lisa Young was accepted as O.C. Taylor Elementary Principal in the Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District.

Young was approved at Monday’s GCISD School Board meeting. She has family that resides in the district and attends O.C. Taylor.

The Rockenbaugh principal position opening has been posted and the Carroll ISD’s plan is to hire as soon as possible.

Due to summer schedules and August back-to-school activities, it is unlikely a new principal will be in place by the first day of school. Assistant Principal Janet Blackwell will lead the campus along with teachers and support staff at RES and will also receive administrative assistance from central office.

An interview and screening committee will be formed and comprised of a balance between central office administrators, campus teachers and parents of RES students. The work of the interview and screening committees will be an important step in selecting the best candidates. The involvement of parents, teachers and support staff at RES is an instrumental part of CISD’s standard hiring process for principals.

Young worked in Carroll ISD since 2008. She started in central administration as a Curriculum Coordinator, later moved to Coordinator of 21st Century Learning and Professional Development and was hired at RES in 2012.

Before arriving in Carroll ISD, Young held various roles in Coppell ISD from 1995-2008.

New Leadership at EIS: Meet Principal Steeber

New Eubanks Intermediate School Principal, Deana Steeber (left) and Dr. JJ Villarreal, Assistant Superintendent of Student Services (right)

Carroll Independent School District is pleased to welcome Deana Steeber into the Dragon family. Joining the district as the new principal at Eubanks Intermediate School, she says she is honored to participate in the education of the students at Carroll. The Carroll ISD Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Steeber in June, click here to read the story. Steeber  brings 17 years of experience in education to CISD, she spent 7 of those years as principal.

Growing up in Oklahoma, Deana Steeber succeeded in the area of science. She followed her talents and earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Soon after, she earned her Masters of Education.  Also, Steeber has completed 12 doctoral hours from Texas A&M University Commerce, obtaining her Superintendent certification.

Steeber’s philosophy on education is best described in one of her favorite quotations by Lee Iacocca: “In a completely rational society, the best of us would aspire to be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something less, because passing civilization along from one generation to the next ought to be the highest honor and the highest responsibility anyone could have.” Steeber truly regards her new position at EIS as the highest honor. When asked what she wants parents at Eubanks to know, she said “my advice would be to always remember that you were, are, and will always be your child’s first teacher.”

That is true for Deana Steeber’s own two children and students, Joseph and Hanna.  They will also become Dragons when they enroll at Carroll ISD for the upcoming school year. Hanna will be at Carroll High School as a sophomore, while Joseph enters seventh grade. Steeber’s favorite hobby is spending quality time with her husband and children. She can be seen supporting her son as he plays football, baseball and basketball. She also loves watching her daughter play softball. She has been married to Dr. Robert Steeber for sixteen years. Currently, he is the Deputy Executive Director of Administrative Services for the Region XI Education Service Center. For a family whose passion for education is a top priority, the Steebers will enjoy the tradition of excellence that Carroll strives to protect.

CSHS Principal Gets Behind the Wheel at TMS

Don’t miss the opportunity to cheer on Carroll Senior High Principal Shawn Duhon as he competes in a street style drag race against other DFW area principals and administrators.

Friday Night Drags is a fun summer event at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth with amateur racing held on the one-eighth-mile pit road. Mr. Duhon’s race begins at 5:10 p.m. Immediately following the race, the winner will be crowned. Dragon fans are invited to free parking outside gate 6 in the PSL lot. A general admission ticket can be purchased at gate 6 and is $7 for all ages. Coolers are welcome at the Speedway with the exception of glass containers. Come out and show your Dragon pride, the High School Challenge Trophy belongs at Carroll! You can also take a cruise around the track in your ride if you park in the infield! Click here for details

Former Dragon Returns Home To Lead CSHS

Shawn Duhon is returning to Carroll ISD as the new principal of Carroll Senior High School. He is expected to begin his new post July 2.

Shawn Duhon is coming back to Carroll ISD.

The Carroll ISD School Board approved the hiring of Duhon as the new Carroll Senior High School Principal during Monday night’s board meeting. Duhon returns to the district after serving as a Dawson Middle School Assistant Principal during the 2008-2009 school year.

Duhon replaces Mike Rhodes, who retired after 31 years in education and the last three as the CSHS principal. Duhon also joins his family in CISD, where his wife Christie works at Carroll High School and sons Keaton and Kameron are secondary students.

“Mr. Duhon was highly regarded by our interview committee and his strengths of relationship building and leadership will make an impact on our students and staff, said Dr. JJ Villarreal, Assistant Superintendent of Student Services.”

Duhon has worked the past nine years in educational administration and previously served as the Northwest High School Assistant Principal of Student Services and Facilities since 2009. While at Northwest, Duhon oversaw advanced academics including initiatives and implemented the Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) and Media Arts elective courses.

Duhon has 18 years of experience in public education and started his career at his alma mater South Grand Prairie High School in 1994.. He was also a teacher, coach and administrator in the Grand Prairie School district. Duhon graduated from Cameron University in Lawton, Okla. and earned his Masters of Education from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Duhon is expected to start  July 2.