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  • The Instructional Services Division provides scientifically researched-based professional development opportunities and technical assistance that build teacher and administrator capacity to effectively teach the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), prepare for success on state assessment instruments, and serve students who receive support and services from federally funded programs and special education.


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 John Petree - Deputy Executive Director

Phone: (817) 740-3670


Degrees and Certifications:

Superintendent Certification Master of Arts degree in Educational Administration Certifications in mid-management, elementary education

John Petree - Deputy Executive Director

John Petree was named deputy executive director of Instructional Services for Education Service Center Region 11 in 2013. Prior to that, he was associate executive director at Education Service Center Region 18 in Midland, Texas, where his responsibilities included overseeing all aspects of the ESC including, operations, curriculum, instruction, accountability, assessment, special programs, federal programs, finance, technology, information systems, human resources and public relations.

An employee of ESC Region 18 since 2006, Petree held various other positions during his employment there, including consultant, coordinator of the Teacher Certification Program, and director of Administrative Services. He began his career in education as a teacher at Crane Independent School District and held the position of principal in two school districts.

Petree has a superintendent certification, and a Master of Arts degree in Educational Administration, both earned from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. He also has certifications in mid-management, elementary education, as an appraiser for the Professional Development and Appraisal System, in instructional leadership training and instructional leadership development.

Little Known Facts:
He has nine children, six adopted, three biological;
Hobbies include DIY home improvement projects, gardening, and spending time with my family.
Married to HollyAnn who is the owner of an adoption agency.

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