Contact Us

How can we help?

Please do not ever hesitate to reach out to any of us at NISD! For questions regarding your campus, contact your campus principal.

Executive Team

Ryder Warren, Ed.D.

Superintendent of Schools

Robert Thornell, Ed.D.

Deputy Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction

Michael Griffin, Ed.D.

Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction

Stephanie Espinosa, Ed.D.

Executive Director for Curriculum and Staff Development

Kim Becan, Ed.D.

Executive Director for Elementary Education

Carri Eddy, Ed.D.

Executive Director for Student Services

Logan Faris, Ed.D.

Executive Director for Secondary Education

CyLynn Braswell

Executive Director for Career and Technical Education and Post-Secondary Readiness

Kevin Lacefield, Ed.D.

Executive Director of Fine Arts

Joel Johnson

Executive Director for Athletics

Melissa DeSimone, Ed.D.

Director of Research, Assessment and Accountability

Bobby Morris

Director of College and Career Readiness

Cara Carter

Director of Instructional Technology

Micah Gierkey

Director of Special Education


Content Coordinators

For more information, contact:


Stephanie Espinosa, Ed.D.

Executive Director for Curriculum and Staff Development817-215-0021 or

Alicia Komarek

Assistant to Executive Director of Curriculum and Staff Development817-215-0021

Sunni Johnson, Ph.D., Elementary & Brittnie Bragg, Secondary

English Language Arts Coordinators

Shaunda Garrison, Elementary & Melanye Griffin, Secondary

Mathematics Coordinators

Kelly Suarez, Elementary & Terry Ward, Secondary

Science Coordinators

Darsi Bickley

Social Studies Coordinator

Audra Rowell

Advanced Academics Coordinator

Veronica Law

Dual Language, ELL, and World Language Coordinator

Amy Hollenshead

Outdoor Learning Center Coordinator

Jason Sanders

Instructional Technology Coordinator

Rebecca O'Donovan

Fine Arts Coordinator

Jennifer Bailey

District RTI Coordinator

Victoria Cole

504/At-Risk Coordinator

Michelle Hancock & Elizabeth Elliot Norman

Special Education Coordinator