Mr. Simmons

Mr. Bud C. Simmons

Superintendent of Colcord Schools

"Our limitations and success will be based, most often, on your own expectations for ourselves. What the mind dwells upon, the body acts upon." -- Denis Waitley

Educational Experience


  • Graduated High School in 1992 from Colcord, Oklahoma

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science Education in 1997 from Northeastern State University

  • Master’s Degree in Education Administration 2007 from Grand Canyon University of Phoenix, Arizona



Previous Position

I started teaching at Colcord in the fall of 1998. I taught high school science, middle-level science, and driver education. I also served as the Varsity Head Football Coach from 2001-2011.


Current Position

I currently serve at the District Superintendent (7 years) and entering my 23rd year at Colcord Public Schools.


Family Information

I am married to Jera (Nicky) Shelley Simmons. We met at Colcord and were married in the summer of 1996. We have two daughters Abby and Jenna.