Mrs. Parks currently serves as the Chief of Communications and Community Relations for Temple Independent School District. Over her twenty year career with the District, she has had the honor of serving the students, families and staff of Temple ISD in the roles of student teacher, teacher, Literacy Coordinator, Instructional Coach, Assistant Principal, Principal and Executive Director of Elementary Education. Mrs. Parks received her Bachelor of Science in Education from Baylor University, a Master of Educational Administration from Tarleton State University, and Superintendent Certification through Texas A&M University--Central Texas.