McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C.

The Texarkana School District Board of Education is pleased to announce that they have selected four candidates to interview for their superintendent vacancy. The candidates selected for interviews are:

  • Dr. Jerry Gibson, League City, Texas
  • Dr. Lloyd Jackson, Hot Springs, Arkansas
  • Dr. Keith McGee, Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Mr. Christopher Nichols, Texarkana, Tx

 Interviews are scheduled to be conducted the week of March 7-13. Numerous stakeholder groups will have the opportunity to meet the final candidates and submit input to the board about each of them. The board intends to make their selection soon after the interviews are completed.

Texarkana Arkansas School District retained the services of McPherson & Jacobson, L.L.C. to assist in conducting their search. The consultants reviewed, screened, and conducted extensive background checks on 17 completed applicants. On the March 4 special meeting, the consultants presented the applicants to the Board of Education and provided them detailed background information on each applicant. The board selected four candidates as finalists.

After the superintendent has been hired, Dr. Kieth Williams will facilitate a Board/Superintendent workshop to assist in the establishment of performance objectives for the new superintendent.