Durant Independent School District

District Administration

Our Administrators

Meet our District leadership

Assistant Superintendents

Picture of Duane Merideth, Assistant SuperintendentDuane Merideth
Duane Merideth is one of the Assistant Superintendents of Durant Independent School District. Duane is not new to Durant Schools, having served as principal at three of Durant's seven campuses.
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Picture of Larry Scott, Assistant SuperintendentLarry Scott
Larry Scott also serves the Durant Independent School District as Assistant Superintendent. Larry's favorite thing about working in the District is "the positive attitude of the students and teachers."
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Principals

Picture of Steve Wlodarczyk, DHS principalCheryl Conditt , Durant High School
Cheryl Conditt is the new principal of the award-winning Durant High School. She was the former DHS Counselor and CTE Director. Cheryl says she is "looking forward to working with students, teachers and parents to create a learning environment that allows students to achieve success".
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Picture of Kenny Chaffin, DMS principalKenny Chaffin , Durant Middle School
Kenny Chaffin is the principal at Durant Middle School. After serving for the past several years as assistant principal, Kenny is more than comfortable in the Middle School setting.
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Picture of Aaron McCoy, DIS principalAaron McCoy, Durant Intermediate School
Aaron McCoy is the principal at Durant Intermediate School.
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Picture of Valorie Crabtree, NWH principalValerie Crabtree , Northwest Heights Elementary School
Vaerie Crabtree is the new principal of Northwest Heights Elementary School. She was the Washington Irving Assistant Principal last year.
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Picture of Mike Dills, REL principalJan Chaffin , Robert E. Lee Elementary School
Jan is the new principal of Robert E. Lee Elementary School. She has been the Counselor at REL for many years and is excited about this change to work with students and teachers in a different capacity.
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Picture of Katy Stewart, WI principalKaty Pruitt, Washington Irving Elementary School
Another career-long employee of Durant Independent School District, Katy Pruitt is the principal of Washington Irving Elementary School. The thing Katy enjoys most about working for the District is "being an active participant in our students' learning programs and working alongside teachers and staff to encourage students' maximum growth."
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Chief Technology Officer

Picture of Todd Hughes, Chief Technology OfficerTodd Hughes
As Chief Technology Officer for Durant Independent School District, Todd Hughes brings with him a wealth of educational and technical experience. Todd makes certain all administrative software is complaint with state mandates, oversees the district's Student Management system and Data Warehouse, manages the district's computer-controlled energy management system, custom SQL reporting projects and the technology staff.
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Technology Director

Picture of Todd Hughes, Chief Technology OfficerLarry Bennett
As Technology Director for Durant Independent School District, Larry brings with him over 15 years of experience in the IT industry. Larry oversees the purchasing of new technology equipment, maintains and supports the districts wide area network infrastructure, IP telephony, email system and network security.
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Contact our administrators

You may contact our administration by referring to the following link:

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District Administration offices

Other District personnel

If you are looking for specific individuals or services in the District Administration, the following links will be helpful:

Superintendent
Meet our superintendent of schools, Dr. Jason Simeroth
District central office staff
Meet our District central office personnel
Directory of District services
View a listing of our special service departments, such as: adult education, food, indian education, business, maintenance, school-to-work, public relations, technology, and transportation.