Tina M. Herrington has served as the Superintendent of the Wharton ISD for the past four years. She previously served as the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction in Wharton for one year. Mrs. Herrington came to Wharton from the Meyersville ISD where she had served as Superintendent for the previous two years. She has been in education for the past 29 years and has extensive experience working at all grade levels, from kindergarten to the university in multiple roles, including teacher, curriculum director, campus principal, assistant superintendent, superintendent and university faculty member.
In addition, Tina Herrington previously served as a technical assistance provider for the Central Regional Regional Reading First Technical Assistance Center. In that role she developed customized professional development based on the needs of individual state Reading First program offices. Prior to her work with Reading First, she served as a district administrator, a role in which she oversaw various federal programs and grants and worked closely with businesses managers and state agencies to comply with grant guidelines. As a university faculty member at the University of Houston – Victoria, she taught undergraduate and graduate reading methods courses in the school of education. She spent five years at UH – Victoria teaching, supervising student teachers and developing new curricula for reading methods courses to better correlate teacher preparation programs in Texas.
In addition, Mrs. Herrington has been a classroom teacher in Weimar, Sweet Home and Moulton, Texas. She is currently working on her dissertation at Lamar University, with a focus on the impact of participation in an Early College High School. She has been married to Reed Herrington for the past 33 years and they have three children, Callie, Logan and Dalton and one precious grandchild, Slayder Grace.
Mrs. Herrington continues to be committed to providing the highest quality of education to all students as we remain focused on each student graduating college or career ready.