Killeen Independent School District Superintendent John Craft has announced the appointment of veteran educator David Manley as the Assistant Superintendent for Instructional Leadership Services.
Manley is a 31-year veteran educator who has served as a teacher, coach, principal and executive director overseeing schools, and was appointed to replace the retiring Dr. Robin Champagne.
Manley has served Killeen ISD as executive director of secondary leadership since July 2015. In this role, he was responsible for supervision and leadership of all KISD middle and high schools. During 2014-15, he served as executive director of athletics for the district after having served three years as principal of Harker Heights High School.
He was principal of Rancier Middle School for two years through June 2011, after having been assistant principal of Ellison High School for a year until June 2009.
Manley served for 21 years as a classroom teacher in Copperas Cove ISD, Comal ISD and at Ellison High. He was a basketball head coach for 19 years, leading his teams to 423 wins and 14 consecutive playoff appearances.
He holds a Texas Superintendent Certificate, has a master’s degree in education from Tarleton State University, and a Bachelor of Science in education degree from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, TX.
The Assistant Superintendent for Instructional Leadership Services is a member of the superintendent’s top executive leadership team.
Source: Killeen Independent School District