The Brenham School Board officially hired Dr. Tylor Chaplin as its new superintendent Tuesday evening after waiting the required 21 days since selecting him as the lone finalist July 21st. Dr. Chaplin served as the superintendent of the Burkburnett school district since 2016. Burkburnett is located north of Wichita Falls. Chaplin has 25 years of experience in public education, serving as teacher, coach, assistant principal, principal, and superintendent. His wife, Anita, is a newly hired elementary school teacher in Sealy. They have two daughters, Alexa and Cate. Alexa is a public school teacher in Fort Bend ISD, and Cate is a senior at Texas A&M University.
Dr. Chaplin’s official first day is September 1, but he is already meeting with teachers and administrators on the various campuses:
Starting school this year in the middle of a pandemic certainly presents many problems, but Chaplin sees it as an opportunity:
Dr. Chaplin signed a 3 year contract with the district at the school board meeting Tuesday evening. His annual salary under the contract is $200,000.
Official Press Release from Brenham ISD:
During tonight’s board meeting, the Brenham ISD School Board approved the hiring of Dr. Tylor Chaplin as the district’s new superintendent of schools.
“I am excited to be one of the newest members of Cub Nation and proud to join the oldest school district in the great state of Texas. Together we can continue a long-standing tradition of excellence and continue to build on the established foundation of learning that prepares each of our students for whatever future they choose.“ said Dr. Chaplin.
A leader in public education for 25 years, Dr. Chaplin comes to Brenham after serving as the superintendent in Burkburnett ISD for five years. He also previously served as a teacher, coach, assistant principal and principal. Dr. Chaplin replaces Dr. Walter Jackson, Superintendent, who helped lead the district since April of 2015.
“Dr. Chaplin impressed the board throughout the selection process. His application and resume were outstanding, and in each interview, he rose to the top as a student-centered leader with the skills and experience to take Brenham ISD to the next level.” said Brenham ISD Board President, Natalie Lange.
Chaplin has a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Education degree from Tarleton State University, and a Doctorate of Education in Education Leadership from Lamar University.
Brenham ISD, a district that continues to provide educational excellence and high student achievement to the Brenham community, welcomes Dr. Chaplin. His first day with the district will be September 1, 2020.