Dr. Marty Crawford
Superintendent of Schools

Gina Orr
Central Office Manager & Board Secretary
Fax: 903.262.1178

Superintendent of Schools

Dr. Marty L. Crawford

Dr. Marty L. Crawford ascends into a decade as Superintendent of Schools for Tyler ISD after coming to Tyler in 2014, marking more than 15 years total in the school superintendency and 20 overall in Texas K-12 school administration. Crawford holds a Bachelor of Education from Baylor University, a Master of Education from The University of Oklahoma, and a Doctor of Educational Administration from Texas A&M-Commerce.

He serves as an officer for the Texas School Alliance; the Legislative Committee for the Texas Association of School Administrators; the Legislative Council with the University Interscholastic League; and in community leadership roles as an advisor for Tyler’s Mentoring Alliance; board membership with Tyler Main Street, and The United Way of Smith County; as well as ex officio work with the Tyler Chamber of Commerce board and Tyler Area Business Education Council.

A Texas educator legacy with deep roots in East Texas and a member of the Baylor University Athletics Hall of Fame, Dr. Crawford and his wife Alanna are proud parents of three children: two daughters, Ashton, a practicing RN with a Bachelors and Masters in Nursing, and an MBA, all degrees earned from Tyler Junior College and The University of Texas at Tyler; and A.J., a student at Tyler ISD’s Hubbard Middle School; along with one son, Jackson, a Tyler Lee graduate and college student at The University of Texas at Tyler.