HUMBLE (FOX 26) - A community is outraged over the school boards controversial choice for the Humble ISD superintendent position.
The school board called for last night's meeting following an announcement on their Facebook page which named Dr. Elizabeth Fagan the lone candidate for Humble ISD superintendent.
This was followed by hundreds of negative comments, mainly from parents and teachers in her previous school district saying she destroyed their district, supports vouchers and had high teacher turnover rate, among other issues. Concerned parents protested outside of the administration building, displeased with the board's decision.
Dr. Elizabeth Fagan is the finalist after a national search which brought in 43 applicants from 14 different states, a qualified candidate with over 20 years of experience in education, 8 years as superintendent. But it's her reputation as superintendent of Douglas County School District in Colorado, that has parents outraged.
During the meeting board members said the Facebook slander is just that, and the facts about teacher turnover and other issues don't add up.
Current superintendent, Guy Sconzo welcomes Dr. Fagan as his forerunner.
The official vote for the New Superintendent doesn't take place until next Tuesday, June 14.