Proud to be a Tiger

Administrative Staff

Superintendent of Schools

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Don Fallin

Don Fallen serves as the Superintendent for Tenaha ISD. He graduated from Tenaha High School in 1976 and afterwards, graduated from SFASU with a Master's in Secondary Education in 1983. He has served 30 years in the education department as a teacher, football/basketball coach, Principal and Superintendent. Additionally, he's served in various districts: Shelbyville, Gladewater, Carthage, Beckville, and Tenaha. Don Fallin is certified in Accounting/General business, English, Physical Education, Mid-Management and Superintendent. Don has been married to Debby Fallen for 44 years and has two sons, Kelly and Kent Fallen. He enjoys spending time with his two grandsons, going to the beach, listening to all genres of music, and traveling with his wife, Debby. He also finds himself missing the beautiful city of Lubbock, Tx and his memorable youth.

Assistant Superintendent & Compliance Director

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Terry Bowlin

Terry Bowlin serves as the Assistant Superintendent and Chief Operations Officer for Tenaha ISD.  She has been with Tenaha ISD for the past 30 years in various capacities such as 5th Grade Teacher, Principal, Director of Special Services, and Compliance.  The Operations office encompasses many areas of our day-to-day operations that support the teachers as they offer the students of Tenaha an education that strives for a balance of academics, athletics, and fine arts.  This office is also over compliance to federal, state, and local policies.  Terry began working her in 1990 and has continuously worked for the school.  She has two children that are graduates of Tenaha ISD, Emily Bowlin Lemoine and Wade Bowlin.  Her four grandchildren, Jaxson, Bryson, Parker, and Braya are the apples of her eye!

Chief Financial Officer

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Emily Lemoine, RTSBA (ext. 203)

Emily was born and raised here in Tenaha, Texas.  She graduated from Tenaha High School in 2007.  Afterwards, Emily attended Stephen F. Austin State University and earned her Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies in 2010 and Master of Education in 2013.  She began her employment with Tenaha ISD in August of 2010 as a 3rd grade teacher.  Emily currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer for the district. 

Financial Transparency

Tax Assessor Collector

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Cathy Moore

Special Services Diagnostician

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Kylie Cryer (ext. 503)

Kylie Cryer is our Director of Special Services, who also serves as our Educational Diagnostician. The Special Services Office encompasses many areas which include: Ensuring that the district follows all state and federal regulations relative to the identification, placement, and program development for special education students; developing and implementing procedures for identification, evaluation and placement of students with special education needs; and facilitating communication and mediation with parents and outside agencies regarding the delivery of special education services. Kylie holds an undergraduate degree from LeTourneau University and a Master's Degree in Education from Stephen F. Austin State University. She started her education career in 2010 as a Special Education Teacher and Coach. When her family relocated to Deep East Texas in 2017, she made the transition from the classroom into the Diagnostician role. When Kylie started working for Tenaha ISD in 2021 it felt like home and she is proud to be a Tiger! In her free time, Kylie enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with her family.  

Grant Director

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Brenda Farmer

Brenda Farmer is starting her 27th year at Tenaha Schools. She is the Strategic Grant Coordinator at Tenaha Schools. She also works on the Teacher Incentive Allotment, House Bill 4545 compliance, assists with bus transportation, drives buses when needed, and she is teaching 7th grade math. She has two sons, Jason and Alan, both graduates of Tenaha Schools. She has 4 grandchildren, JP, Daisy, Tyler, and Everly. All but baby Everly are students of Tenaha Schools.  When not at school, you can find her spending time with her family, fishing and working in the garden.

Director of Maintenance

Brit Cox Maintenance Director

Brit Cox

Director of Transportation

Alan Farmer

Alan Farmer

Director of Technology, Public Relations & Marketing, Social Media Development

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Joanna Huckabee

Administration Office Manager & Administrative Assistant to Superintendent

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Laura Cox

Administrative Assistant to Chief Financial Officer

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Amanda Hall