Cedar Hill ISD names Dallas native as lone finalist for superintendent

Cedar Hill, TX - Cedar Hill ISD will soon have a new superintendent.  The board of trustees chose Gerald Hudson as the lone finalist for the position on Tuesday. They'll vote on his contract in a few weeks.

"He has expertise in curriculum, instruction, organizational leadership, and campus improvement," board president Cheryl Wesley said in a statement. "We were committed to finding the right leader for our district, one who cares about our students, staff, and community and can take Cedar Hill to the next level. We are proud that Dr. Hudson wants to join the Longhorn family."

Since 2017, Hudson has been superintendent of Jasper ISD in East Texas, where he started a district reading initiative and a community engagement ambassador program.

The Dallas native began his education work at Garland ISD, where he served as a math teacher, assistant principal, principal and area director.

He earned a master's degree and doctorate in education administration from Texas A&M University-Commerce, and a bachelor of science in math from Texas Tech University.

"I am eager to partner with the board of trustees, sustain the rich traditions of CHISD, and ensure a bright future for every scholar," Hudson said in a statement.

Source: Dallas Morning News

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Gerald Hudson  (Cedar Hill ISD)