Trustees Announce Director and Two Principals
At their regular meeting, Birdville ISD’s Board of Trustees announced the appointments of Allison A. Vinson as director of career and technology education, Carol Adcock as principal of Birdville Center of Technology and Advanced Learning (BCTAL), and John P. Davis as principal of North Ridge Middle School. Vinson is replacing Dr. Linda Anderson, who is retiring from BISD, and Davis is replacing Steve Ellis, who was named principal of North Richland Middle School.
Allison Vinson has been a coordinator for Career and Technology Education at the BCTAL since 2007. Prior to the BCTAL, she was a counselor at Haltom High School from 2004–07; a counselor at Glenview Elementary (now known as Binion Elementary) from 2002–03; reading specialist at Richland, South Birdville and Hardeman elementary schools from 1994–2003; reading teacher at North Ridge Middle School from 1989–94; and second-grade teacher at Watauga Elementary from 1988–89.
She earned her bachelor’s degree from Stephen F. Austin State University and master’s degree from Dallas Baptist University.
Adcock has been coordinator of online learning and advanced studies for BISD since 2016. Prior to online learning, she was an assistant principal at Richland High School from 2008–16; online summer school principal from 2012–16; and assistant principal at Pasadena Memorial High School in Pasadena ISD from 2004–08.
She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston and master’s degree from the University of Houston–Clear Lake.
Davis has been the assistant principal at North Ridge Middle School since 2013. Prior to the assistant principal position, he was a seventh-grade Texas history teacher at North Ridge Middle from 2010–13; a fifth-grade teacher at Hardeman Elementary from 2004–10; and a fifth-grade teacher at Daniels Elementary Academy in Grand Prairie ISD from 2001–04.
He earned his bachelor’s degree from Jackson State University and master’s degree from Lamar University.