The Clear Creek ISD board of trustees authorized six new leadership roles across several departments, the district announced in a press release June 30.

Robert Bayard will be the new deputy superintendent of curriculum and instruction for the district following the retirement of Steven Ebell, who held the position previously. Ebell played a role in CCISD approving $2 million in state funding to provide resources for students in a variety of English language arts and English as a Second Language classrooms back in February. Bayard previously served as the chief technology officer.

Kirby Killingsworth will be the new director of athletics. She was the athletic coordinator for Clear Lake High School and spent 11 years coaching the girls basketball team.

Sheridan Henley will be the new executive director of assessment and evaluation. Henley was the assistant principal at Clear Brook High School.

Laura Mackay will be the curriculum coordinator for robotics, coding and computational thinking, a new position at CCISD. Mackay played a key role in forming the E-STEM Program in 2014 at Ed White Elementary School, it said in the release.

Mary Goldner will be the assistant director of visual and performing arts. Lastly, Ashley Tyner was named an elementary assistant principal for the new school year. Her placement will be determined at a later date, according to the release.