Dr. Kelly Burns of Redwater ISD has been named the state of Texas’ RURAL Education Association Superintendent of the Year for 2021! In that position–and as an adjunct professor at Texas A&M Texarkana–she is perfectly positioned to influence and model the way for effective educational leadership and educational excellence in the Texarkana region for many years to come!
Redwater ISD school board president Brad Rosiek stated, “Dr. Burns’ strengths of innovation, creativity and willingness to go beyond what is required has made her equal to any task assigned. She possesses outstanding leadership abilities and has an amazing capacity for taking challenges head-on.” Dr. Kelly Burns has initiated efforts that have produced positive results in virtually every aspect of student achievement and district operations, including leading the district through multiple construction projects. In 2020, Redwater Junior High School was designated as a Blue Ribbon School by the US Department of Education.
Congratulations to Dr. Kelly Burns!