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What We Do
Jeff Turner, Ed.D.
Career Highlights & Experience
TSPRA, “Key Communicator” Award 2013
TAGT Friend of the Gifted, 2012
2012 AASA Texas Superintendent of the Year, 2011
Region 10 SOTY, 2008 & 2010; Region 11 SOTY 2002
CTE of North Texas Outstanding Service, 2009
Finalist for AASA Superintendent of the Year, 2000
Finalist for TASB Superintendent of the Year, 2001
Executive Director of TAS/MUS, 2013 to Present
Superintendent, Coppell ISD, 2002-2013
Superintendent, Burleson ISD, 1998-2002
Superintendent, Jacksonville ISD, 1995-1998
Co-Founder of the Texas Visioning Institute that published the Texas Visioning Document now used across the state to analyze and provide perspective of shifting from a testing centric environment to one promoting student learning.
One of the first in Texas to provide a new learning environment for students in Coppell ISD, which is known throughout the nation as New Tech High School.
Advocate and policy advisor for state legislation including HB 5 and SB 1557.
Co-Founder of the North Texas Regional Consortium; provided assistance to additional school districts forming area consortiums to support their shifts in learning environments.
Key e2L Projects
Partners with school districts in Texas to assist in finding resources and support for district initiatives
Serves as an Executive Coach for Superintendents and Central Office Staff
Provides Team of 8 Training
Provides feedback to state legislators on proposed K-12 legislation
Baylor University, Ed.D
University of Houston, M.S. Education
Baylor University, B.S. Education
American Association of School Administrators (AASA)
Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA)
Texas Association of Suburban/Mid-Urban Schools (TAS/MUS)
Urban Superintendents of America
TASA Transformation Network Chair
TASA Future Ready Superintendent Founder
TAMS Board member 2013-present
TASA President Elect & President, 2011-13
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