After 37 years in education, Mansfield ISD Superintendent Dr. Jim Vaszauskas announced he is retiring.
Dr. Jim Vaszauskas, Superintendent
Dr. Jim Vaszauskas is entering his 38th year of service to Texas schools. He served as an English teacher and coach for the first 20 years of his career and then moved into administrative roles including positions as assistant principal, principal, assistant superintendent, associate superintendent, and superintendent.
Dr. V. joined the MISD in May of 2009 as the associate superintendent of curriculum and instruction and served in that position for 3 ½ years. On February 5, 2013, the Board named him Interim Superintendent and then promoted him to Superintendent of Schools on July 23, 2013. Dr. V. earned his Bachelor of Science Degree from Baylor University, his Master of Arts from Texas Wesleyan University, his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Stephen F. Austin State University, and a National Superintendent Certification from the American Association of School Administrators. He holds lifetime State Board of Educator Certification in English, health and physical education and is certified by the State of Texas as a principal and as a superintendent.
In addition to his professional credentials, Dr. V. is active in the MISD community. He serves as president of the Mansfield Sunrise Rotary Club and as president of the Mansfield Methodist Hospital Advisory Board. He also serves as a member of the Mansfield Chamber of Commerce Board, the MISD Education Foundation Board, and the Methodist Hospital System Board. Dr. V. also represents Region 1, Class 6-A on the University Interscholastic League Legislative Council where he is chair of the policy committee.
Dr. Vaszauskas and his wife, Cindy, met at Baylor University and will celebrate their 36th wedding anniversary on August 13, 2019. Cindy holds Finance and MBA degrees from Baylor and is a Senior Vice President for Plains Capital Bank in Weatherford. They are the proud parents of three sons. Chris is a graduate of Baylor University and works in the computer science field. Jason is a graduate of the University of Colorado and works in the technology field. Trey is a graduate of Oklahoma State University and works in marketing. Dr. V. and Cindy reside in the Mansfield ISD.
Contact the Superintendent's Office via e-mail or by phone at 817-299-6302.