• District Leadership

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Mr. Jay McWilliams

Superintendent of Schools

Mr. McWilliams was hired in 2016 as the Assistant Superintendent for Big Spring ISD. In 2018 he was chosen by the Big Spring Board of Trustees to lead the district as the Superintendent. The 2020-20201 school year  marked the end of his 3rd year as the Superintendent of Schools, and his 38th year in education. He graduated from Andrews High School and received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Angelo State in 1983. In 2009 Mr. McWilliams received his Educational Leadership Degree from The University of Texas of the Permian Basin and five years later, in 2014, he received his Superintendent Certification from the Region 18 Superintendent program. He holds teaching certifications as Superintendent, K-12 Principal, and Secondary History and Physical Education teacher. During his 38 year career he has served as a teacher/coach in both junior high and high school, as well as being an Athletic Director and Head Football coach for 14 years. Mr. McWilliams also served as a high school principal for the 8 years prior to making the move to Big Spring. He has been happily married for the past 36 years to his wonderful wife Gina. They have two adult children and 3 grandchildren. Mr. McWilliams currently serves as the Vice-Chair for the TASA Study Group in Region 18, and also serves on the Advocacy Committee for TASA in Austin. He recently was appointed by the Director of Region 18 to represent the region on the Texas Computer Cooperative Council. He is an active member of the Greater Big Spring Rotary Club, and was recently selected to be the President-elect for the 2021-22 year. Outside work, he enjoy playing golf, working out, and spending quality time with his grandkids.

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Mr. Jeff Perez

Assistant Superintendent of Operations, Title IX Coordinator

Mr. Jeff Perez is currently serving as the Assistant Superintendent of Operations for Big Spring ISD.  Mr. Perez joined Big Spring ISD in 2021.  Prior to BSISD , Mr. Perez served in a variety of educational roles including High School Principal, District Academic Coordinator, Assistant High School Principal, and High School Teacher.  Mr. Perez holds three Texas Educational Certificates including Superintendent Certificate, Principal Certificate, and Secondary Teacher Certificate.  Mr. Perez attended Lubbock Christian University where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education and his Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership, and received his Superintendent Certificate.  Mr. Perez and his wife Yvette, who is also an educator, have four children.  Tyler is married and living in Lubbock, Ellianna is a Junior at BSHS, Daniel is a 7th grader at BSJH, and Isaac is a 6th grader at BSI.  The Perez family is happy to be a part of the BSISD family and look forward to being a part of the Big Spring community.

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Mrs. Susan Bryan

Chief Financial Officer

Susan Bryan became the Chief Financial Officer in the fall of 2016 and has worked in the Business Office of Big Spring ISD since 2011. Her background includes six years of public accounting experience both in the audit and tax fields. She also has worked many years in the private sector specializing in oil and gas accounting. She is a certified public accountant. Susan has a Bachelor degree in Accounting from Abilene Christian University. She and her husband, Larry, are proud parents to a son and daughter. Her children are both graduates of Big Spring ISD and are currently pursuing engineering degrees in college.

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Ms. Debbie Park

Federal Programs

Debbie Park considers education a calling that she has been answering for over 40 years. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and English from Angelo State University and a Master of Education from Texas Tech University. She has served as a high school teacher, a curriculum director, a director of federal programs, and a school improvement specialist. Debbie currently functions as the District Coordinator for School Improvement (DCSI) for BSISD and is sharing federal program duties.

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Mr. John Sparks

Director of Auxiliary Services

Mr. John Sparks has been employed by BSISD for 16 years. He currently serves as the Director of Auxiliary Services.  Mr. Sparks graduated from Hereford High School in 1971. He has been married to his wife, Cheryl, since September, 1975. Over the years he pursued many careers including working in the oilfield and landscape and maintenance.  He received his Associate degree from Howard College in 1991 and his Bachelor degree from Lubbock Christian University in 2004. In 2005, Mr. Sparks began teaching special education and coaching for BSISD. He served as the head coach for Lady Steer softball from 2008-2014.

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Mr. Jim Wommack

Director of Safety and Security

Jim Wommack brings over 25 years of educational experience to the district and is currently in his eighth year with Big Spring ISD.   His career began in the classroom as a biology teacher and on the fields coaching both football and track.  Jim began his administrative career at Big Spring Junior High School as an assistant principal.  Jim’s wife of 20 years, Carman, is also in the school district.  They have two children – Jordan, a 2019 BSHS graduate and Carter, currently a 4th grader.

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Mr. Cannon McWilliams

Athletic Director

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Mrs. Dana Scott

Assistant Superintendent of Academics and Assessment

Mrs. Dana Scott was officially hired as the new Assistant Superintendent of Academics and Assessment at the Board of Trustees meeting on Thursday, April 14, 2022. 

 

 

 

 

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Mrs. Melissa Tarbet

Director of Business Services

Melissa Tarbet joined Big Spring ISD in September 2016. Her background is in business management in the Energy Production sector. She is also the owner and operator of a real estate investment company with her husband since 2002. She received her Bachelor of Business Administration from Angelo State University in 1991. She has been married to her husband Ted for 30 years and they have 3 children.

 

 

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Mr. James Scott

Director of Technology

Jamie Scott has been a part of Big Spring ISD since June 2005 and has been the Director of Technology since September 2018. He previously worked in the Mental Health profession for 18 years. He has Bachelor of Science degree in Network Administration from Bellevue University. Jamie has been married to his wife Janet for 30 years and they have 2 grown children.

 

 

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Dr. Tyler Sheppard

Director of Special Education

Dr. Sheppard has worked for Big Spring ISD since 2012, where he was originally hired as an educational diagnostician. During this time, he has also held the assessment coordinator and assistant special education director positions. He took over as the Special Education Director in 2019. Dr. Sheppard received his doctorate in performance psychology from Grand Canyon University in 2016 and a master degree in Special Education from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin in 2012. He has been married to his wife, Chelsea, since 2008 and they have four children together.

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Ms. Misty Henson

District Testing Coordinator & Special Populations

Misty Henson has been in education for over 20 years. She has earned a Bachelor of Science in Education from Angelo State University and a Master of Education from Lamar University. During her 20 years in education, Misty has served as a classroom teacher, supervisor of a behavior unit, special education counselor and a high school counselor. Misty is currently serving as the District Testing Coordinator and Director of  Special Programs. Misty has been married to her husband, Michael for 19 years and has two beautiful daughters, one who is a 2018 Big Spring graduate.