The Pine Tree ISD School Board named Daya Hill, Ed.D. as Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction in a special board meeting, May 29, 2013.

“I am elated to join the PTISD community of lifelong learners.” said Hill. “I look forward to serving as a member of an organization that encourages innovation and embraces academic excellence and high standards for all.”

Dr. Hill is currently serving as the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction for Center Independent School District. She assumes her role at PTISD starting in July. During a seventeen year career in both the public school and university setting, she has served in various instructional and administrative capacities including district and campus level administration, program coordination, and direct instruction. Dr. Hill received a Bachelors degree with an emphasis in Mathematics and a Masters degree from Texas A&M University-Texarkana. She received certificates to serve as Texas Principal and Superintendent also at TAMU Texarkana.

 2010, Dr. Hill earned a Doctorate degree in Education in the area of Educational Leadership from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas. Areas of interest include curriculum alignment, disaggregating standardized test results, and deconstructing test items. She received Curriculum Management Audit training in Tuscan, Arizona, and in 2006 served on audits in Washington, Missouri and Texas.

“We welcome Dr. Hill to Pine Tree ISD,” said Dr. TJ Farler, Superintendent of Schools. “She brings with her significant skill and experience along with a fresh perspective. The core business of any school district is the delivery of instruction and the implementation of a research-driven curriculum. Dr. Hill has the important task of monitoring and supporting all instructional initiatives designed to improve the academic performance, and achievement for grades K-12. We believe she will greatly enrich our team. Her leadership abilities will help our district reach the goal of academic excellence for all.”

Hill succeeds Dr. Nate Carman, who resigned in May to serve as Superintendent of Schools in Teage ISD.