The Floresville ISD Board of Trustees officially named Mr. Jason Gilstrap FISD Superintendent at a Special Meeting on March 31. Mr. Gilstrap will begin working full-time in the district on April 12.
Mr. Gilstrap earned a Bachelor of Science from Midwestern State University and a Master of Educational Leadership from Sam Houston State University. He is currently enrolled in a Doctorate of Educational Leadership program at Tarleton State University.
Mr. Gilstrap began his educational career as a teacher and coach at Temple ISD. He also worked at Waco ISD and Bruceville-Eddy ISD. Gilstrap then served as an Assistant Principal in Connally ISD and then Belton ISD. He became a Principal at Rogers ISD, and after two years was promoted to Superintendent of the District. Most recently, Mr. Gilstrap has served Ennis ISD as Deputy Superintendent. Among his many duties at Ennis ISD, he managed all aspects of Human Resources for approximately 800 employees and Student Services for approximately 5,900 students.
Mr. Gilstrap and his wife Gail have two children. Sixteen-year-old Emily is a high school junior, and five-year-old Luke is in kindergarten. Mr. Gilstrap stated, “I would like to thank the Board of Trustees for this wonderful opportunity to join the Floresville ISD team. The District has a great reputation, and our family is looking forward to getting to know everyone and becoming part of the community.”