A message from Dr. Arterbury

As I embark on this new journey, I am genuinely thrilled to have the privilege of serving alongside the dedicated educators, staff, students, parents and community members who make up this extraordinary school district. The reputation of New Braunfels ISD as a community that values education, fosters innovation, and nurtures the growth and success of its students is well-known and highly regarded. I am honored to become a part of this tradition of excellence.

One of the aspects that drew me to NBISD is its rich history and deep sense of pride. The legacy NBISD has built within the community is inspiring, and it will only continue to grow as we work together toward our future goals and aspirations. Along this journey, I look forward to getting to know each and every one of you, hearing your stories, and learning from your perspectives. Building strong relationships and partnerships with all stakeholders is a priority for me, as I firmly believe that collaboration and open communication are essential in creating a successful educational experience for our students.

Many opportunities lie ahead for NBISD, and I am truly excited to be a part of this journey. I am looking forward to supporting our vision of “Every Student. Every Day.” Together, we will continue to foster an inclusive and equitable learning environment where “Every Student” is valued, supported, and challenged to reach their fullest potential “Every Day.” I am committed to providing the support necessary to ensure our educators and staff are equipped to promote our district mission – Engage. Empower. Learn.

Over the coming months, I will be actively engaging with the community through various channels, including school events and online platforms. I invite you all to join me in this journey by sharing your thoughts and ideas for our school district. Your input is invaluable in shaping our collective vision and ensuring that we are providing the best possible education for our students.

In closing, I want to express my sincere appreciation for the warm welcome I have received thus far. I am genuinely excited about the opportunities that lie ahead and am eager to begin working with all of you to create an engaging and inclusive educational environment conducive to student growth and achievement. We are stronger together, and I am confident that through our collaboration we will ensure our students are ready for tomorrow.

Thank you for your support, and I look forward to meeting you all soon.


 

Biography

Dr. Arterbury has been an educator for more than 20 years and began her career as a high school teacher in Round Rock ISD. She currently serves as Chief of Staff for Leander ISD (LISD), a post she has held for the past two years. She has been with LISD the past seven years and held district leadership positions including Area Superintendent for four years, Interim Chief Technology Officer for one year, and Executive Director for College and Career Pathways for one year.

Prior to working in LISD, she worked for Round Rock ISD for 16 years and served as Principal of Westwood High School for four years, Associate Principal at Stony Point High School and 9th Grade Center (SPHS-NGC) for eight years, and as a teacher and department chair at SPHS-NGC for four years.

Dr. Arterbury received her Doctor of Education degree in Educational Administration from Texas A&M University. She earned her Master of Arts in Educational Administration from Texas State University and a Bachelor of Arts in History from The University of Texas at Austin. She is a member of several organizations including the American Association of School Administrators, the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, the Texas Association of School Administrators, and serves as the Treasurer for Region 13’s Executive Board for the Texas Council of Women School Executives.

Dr. Arterbury has taught a doctoral level course at Baylor University and a masters level course at Concordia University, both as an adjunct professor. She valued these roles to lead, grow, and develop future school administrators.

She has experience working in two large, fast-growth districts in Central Texas with as many as 42,000 students and 5,500 employees. She developed and created several leadership programs such as the LISD Aspiring Administrators Academy, the Principal Preparation Program, and Aspiring Leader Program, and recently led the charge in strategic planning and long-range planning.

She has two school-age children that will attend New Braunfels ISD next school year.