Admin

Administrative Services



Administrative Services oversees the following students services areas:

 

Student Discipline

Mesquite ISD follows a cycle of student success that involves interventions by teachers, administrators, parents and other resources reasonably calculated to prevent recurrence of misconduct and misbehavior.

In Mesquite ISD, the goal of student discipline is to collaboratively work with the student, parents and school staff to dtermine the root causes of unacceptable behavior or poor attendance and to devise a plan to change the behavior to help the student become successful.

Discipline Appeals Process

Campus-level discipline decisions (detention, ISS, ISIP, OSS) may be appealed directly to the campus principal and no further unless the student was denied due process or the Student Code of Conduct was not followed.

Assistant Principal
(or Problem-Solving Team)
15 school days to appeal


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LEVEL ONE
Campus Principal
10 school days to appeal

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LEVEL TWO
Executive Director - Administrative Services

Areas of Oversight


Dr. Karyn Cummings

Assistant Superintendent
Administrative Services


Dr. Shelley Garrett
 

Executive Director - Administrative Services


Emilio Duran


Executive Director - Administrative Services

 

Kem Edwards

Director - Guidance Counseling

  • At-Risk Counselor Facilitator
  • Behavior Specialists
  • Guidance Counseling
  • Pregnancy-Related Services

John Knight

Director - Student Services

  • Attendance & Truancy
  • Clubs & Organizations
  • Elections
  • Fire & Crisis Drills
  • Graduation
  • Instructional Materials
  • Yearbooks

Eddie Jaynes

Director - Transportation

 

Bette Mogg

Director - Food & Nutrition Services