Mansfield Superintendent Resigns


The Mansfield School Board met on Monday evening, May 20 at 6 p.m. Resignations and new hires dominated most of the night. Among those, the resignation of Superintendent Robert Ross.

“I feel honored to be a part of such a great district,” commended Ross. “I will be more than happy to help with the transition…For family reasons, it’s time for me to do something different. It’s been a pretty good ride.”

Ross has been with the Mansfield School District for the past 8 years. Ross’ last day will be June 30, 2019.

Additional resignations included:

  • Chasity Spicer
  • Shaina Stubblefield
  • Ashley Wilson
  • Bryan McKay
  • Dustin Payne

The board approved the motion to hire an additional dishwasher at the middle school. Also, they approved the following new hires:

  • Assistant Football Coach/Teacher – Landon Dover
  • Teacher/Baseball Coach – Layton Robinson
  • Elementary Paraprofessional – Jordan Martin
  • Middle School Paraprofessional – Amanda Wilson
  • Elementary/High School Choir – Kimberly Boyd
  • Teacher – Nerinda Elliott
  • Teacher – Sarah Key
  • Teacher – Laurie Lamb

The board is set to begin their search for Ross’ replacement.

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Mansfield native, with roots in Scott County. Daughter, sister, wife and Christian. Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; 20+ years experience in the news.

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