Superintendent Of Schools
Thank you for visiting the Kirbyville Consolidated Independent School District website. I am honored to have the opportunity to serve as your superintendent of schools. It is a privilege to be among a team of dedicated professionals who are passionate about giving each and every child the best education possible. KCISD is a highly regarded school district that continues to be recognized for academic excellence and high quality programs. This is a direct reflection of the commitment of our staff, students, board of trustees and community.
One of the greatest joys as a parent is to see your child succeed in life. You are entrusting KCISD with the tremendous task of educating and preparing your child for the twenty-first century and for life after high school. This is a responsibility that we take seriously, and we continue to ask for your support to continue our mission!
We will not be satisfied with the status quo. We are always searching for new ideas and strategies to improve the educational experience of our students. Please join our efforts as we strive to ensure that all students of KCISD develop a passion for life-long learning.
We invite you to come by and visit our district to see some of the wonderful things that are happening. We thank you for visiting our website and as we always say, “It’s a great day to be a Kirbyville Wildcat!”
Thank you for your continued support,
Appointed Superintendent of Kirbyville CISD in March of 2022, Stephen Edwards serves the students, parents, staff, community and board of trustees. Prior to coming to Kirbyville CISD, Mr. Edwards worked in Hamshire-Fannett ISD for 30 years. During his tenure there he held the positions of assistant superintendent, director of technology, campus principal, assistant principal and high school teacher. Before working in H-F ISD, he taught for two years in Blooming Grove ISD.
As assistant superintendent, he oversaw maintenance, operations, finance, technology and special services including G/T, special education, 504, and homebound instruction. As director of technology, he oversaw a bond project connecting all campuses with optic fiber and the initiation of the student one-to-one program. As campus principal, he improved the campus rating from “acceptable” to “exemplary while improving staff morale. As assistant principal, he implemented programs including electronic attendance record keeping while improving the overall learning atmosphere - also improving the campus rating to “exemplary” in the process. As a high school math teacher, he was recognized as “a teacher who made a difference” three times and authored department guidelines to help improve student outcomes in math to help achieve “exemplary” status for the campus.
Mr. Edwards attended the University of Texas at Austin and received a bachelor's degree in secondary education, and Lamar University Beaumont for his M Ed. in Educational Administration, mid-management and superintendent certifications.
Mr. Edwards is married to the love of his life, Angela, and they have one son, Drake, who will attend college in the fall of 2022 to pursue dentistry. In his spare time, Mr. Edwards enjoys fishing, listening to music, reading self-improvement books, and until recently attending his son’s athletic events.