McKinney ISD officials announced Jeff Banner will serve as its executive director of secondary school leadership, according to a May 8 news release.

Banner will serve as a support, guide and resource to the district’s secondary principals, the release stated.

“I am extremely humbled and honored to join the MISD family,” he said in the release. “I am thrilled to support and lead our secondary administrators to best serve students, staff and the community. As a proud parent of two MISD students, I am excited to now call MISD home.”

His background

Banner has 18 years of experience in education, with 13 years spent in administrative positions. He joins MISD from Plano ISD where he served as the principal of Plano Senior High School.

Banner first served as a middle school teacher and coach in PISD in 2006. He later served as the campus athletic coordinator before moving into administration as the middle school dean of students, according to the release. He also served as an assistant principal and later principal at two PISD high schools.

His bachelor’s degree in kinesiology was earned from the University of Texas. He holds a master’s degree in athletic training from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center as well as a master’s degree in educational leadership from Lamar University, according to the release.

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MISD officials recently announced new leadership roles throughout the district. The new leaders include the assistant superintendent of human resources; executive director of elementary school leadership; chief school improvement and federal program officer; director of purchasing; and the principal of Wolford Elementary School.