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Dr. Curtis Amos began his career as a special education teacher then transitioned to an administrative role on the elementary, middle, and high school levels. His central office experience includes being an assistant superintendent of operations and student services. By a unanimous vote of the board of trustees, Dr. Amos became the first African American to be appointed as Superintendent of Everman ISD.
Dr. Amos believes in collaborative leadership strategies, providing all stakeholders with a voice in the decision-making processes of the district and a commitment to implementing strategic plans, processes and systems which increase student achievement. As a lifelong educator, he believes in developing strong teacher-student relationships and continuous improvement.
Dr. Amos has developed relationships within the district and with the community, while focusing on improving academic performance and closing achievement gaps among student populations. Under his leadership, Everman ISD has saved over a million dollars due to the restructuring of staff and schools. He has implemented full-day Pre-K, two-way dual-language program, and enhanced technology by providing iPads and Chromebooks for all elementary and secondary students respectively. One of the major initiatives is the district-wide focus on literacy (Read, Write, and Achieve!) which ensures his students are reading by the end of second grade.
Everman ISD is in its strongest financial position in the history of the district. Also, several elementary campuses were selected as model schools under the Positive Behavioral Intervention and Support (PBIS) System. Implementation of the Early High School Collegiate Program in the first two years has resulted in 40 students graduating with an associate’s degree before receiving their high school diploma, the student attendance rate has remained between 95% - 96%, assessment scores, and distinctions have increased in several areas. Dr. Amos was very instrumental in the passing of a $40 million bond for additional classrooms at selected schools due to the current and projected increased enrollment of the schools.
Superintendent Amos knows first-hand how a high-quality education can transform a student’s life; therefore, he is committed to collaborating with stakeholders and creating partnerships as a means of expanding the educational experience beyond the classroom. He credits the district’s success to the support of an actively engaged school board and a talented leadership team that shares his philosophy of equipping students to compete in a global society.
Dr. Amos received his undergraduate degree from Southeastern Oklahoma State University where he was a member of the men’s basketball team, his master’s degree from Texas Woman’s University, and a doctorate in Educational Leadership from Tarleton State University.
He is a visionary leader who is competitive and inspires his team to achieve greatness, students to achieve academic success, and an engaged community committed to educational excellence.
Dr. Amos is married to Pauletha Amos who is also an educator. They have two children a son, Curtis Jr. and daughter, Kertisa.