School Board

Tyler Independent School District 2021-2022 Board of Trustees. R. Wade Washmon District 1 - President, Aaron Martinez District 5 – Vice President, Artis Newsome District 2, Yvonne Atkins District 3, Dr. Patricia Nation District 4, Lindsey Harrison District 6,   Andy Bergfeld District 7

District Map
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Click on each board member’s name for individual bio and contact information. 

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Board Service

As the governing body of the Tyler Independent School District, the Board of Trustees is comprised of seven members. Each trustee represents one of seven single-member districts and is elected by voters of that district to serve staggered three-year terms. Candidates to the Board of Trustees must conform to the eligibility requirements of the Texas Education Code.

Board Responsibilities

Board responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • To be legally responsible for the education of the children in the District;

  • To make school district policy decisions regarding Tyler ISD’s operation;

  • To provide tax monies for maintenance and operation of the schools;

  • To submit bond issues to the residents of the District;

  • To govern local school matters, subject to limitations imposed by state and federal laws;

  • To hire the superintendent as its chief administrator and executive officer.

Educational Philosophy & Continuous Improvement Goals

Tyler ISD Vision Statement

Tyler ISD will focus on successful student outcomes.