Dr. Jim Vaszauskas, Superintendent
Dr. Jim Vaszauskas is in his 36th 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 Mansfield Independent School District 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, and his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Stephen F. Austin State University. He holds lifetime State Board of Educator Certification in English, health and physical education, is certified by the State of Texas as a principal and as a superintendent and has also completed the National Superintendent Certification through The School Superintendents Association (AASA).
In addition to his professional credentials, Dr. V. is active in the MISD community and on state and national committees. He is a member of the Mansfield Sunrise Rotary Club and also serves as a member of the Mansfield Chamber of Commerce Board, the MISD Education Foundation Board, and the Methodist Mansfield Medical Center Advisory Board. Dr. V. represents Region I 6A districts on the UIL Legislative Council, the governing body of extra-curricular activities in Texas. He is an active member of the thought leader superintendents for the Center for Digital Education, a national research and advisory institute.
Dr. Vaszauskas and his wife, Cindy, met at Baylor University and have been married for 34 years. 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 at Denver and works in the music industry. Trey is a senior at Oklahoma State University majoring in business. Dr. V. and Cindy are members of Mansfield’s First United Methodist Church and they reside in the Mansfield ISD.
Contact the Superintendent's Office via e-mail or by phone at 817-299-6302.