Dr. Kevin Rogers has been named interim superintendent for the Lewisville Independent School District as the board of trustees continue a search for the district’s new superintendent.
The interim appointment follows an announcement in November by Superintendent Stephen F. Waddell that he would retire from his position effective Jan. 31, 2015.
The unanimous vote to appoint Rogers, who has served as the district’s chief operations officer for the past four years, came during a special board meeting Wednesday.
Rogers called the appointment an honor, according to a news release. As chief operations officer, he is responsible for supporting the daily functions of the school district’s 69 campuses and student activities including working with central, east and west zone leaders.
In his current position, Rogers oversees athletics, campus support services, career and technology, fine arts, guidance and counseling, health services, safety and security and student services.
In 1986, Rogers joined the school district as a middle school science teacher, moving through the ranks as assistant principal and principal prior to taking a position in the central office. Rogers served as the Marcus High School assistant principal, Arbor Creek Middle School prinicipal and later served 15 years as Marcus High School principal.
Rogers earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of North Texas, master’s degree from Texas Woman’s University and doctorate degree from UNT, where he currently serves as an adjunct professor.
Robers also serves as board chair for PediPlace. His wife, Bridget, and son, Shane, are also employed with the Lewisville school district while his youngest son, Matt, lives in Colorado.