MANOR, Texas - Manor ISD's board of trustees has announced the lone finalist for superintendent.
Dr. Andre Spencer (Manor ISD)
Dr. Andre D. Spencer currently serves as an executive superintendent in the New York City Department of Education, overseeing schools in Queens South.
He has also served as Superintendent of Schools for Harrison School District 2 in Colorado Springs from 2013-2018. He has also worked in the Baltimore City Public School System for 13 years as a science teacher, assistant principal, principal, and network team lead. In addition, he served as a school leadership officer in the Houston Independent School District.
“I am extremely excited to join the Manor ISD Family," Spencer said in a release. "I want to express my sincere thanks to the Board of Trustees, students, staff and community for seeing my dedication and commitment.”
Spencer was named the lone finalist after a "wide-ranging and exhaustive" search process which the district says attracted more than 35 applicants from across the U.S.
Spencer is a graduate of the National Superintendent Certification program through AASA: The School Superintendents Association. He is also the Superintendents’ Commission Chairperson for the National Alliance of Black School Educators; and was recognized as the Superintendent of the Year by The Education Center in Denver, Colorado. Spencer is a graduate of The Broad Academy Class of 2017.
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He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, a Master of Science degree in Science (Biology) from Morgan State University, Doctoral Fellowship in Science Education from Morgan State University and a Doctor of Education degree from Capella University. He also holds a Human Resource Management Certificate from Southern New Hampshire University.
Manor ISD says it will now enter the 21-day waiting period required by state law.