The Texas Board of Criminal Justice (TBCJ) serves as the school board for Windham School District. The authority to administer, organize, manage, and supervise the daily operations of WSD is delegated by the TBCJ to the Superintendent, who may further delegate this authority to staff as appropriate.

Delegation of authority from the TBCJ to the Superintendent includes:

  • Employing and terminating staff as necessary for efficient operations.
  • Developing, implementing, maintaining and updating policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Organizing the district to improve operations.
  • Overseeing fiscal management.

The Superintendent is responsible for implementing measures to evaluate the effectiveness of WSD programs, maintaining relations with the TBCJ and the TDCJ, and interacting with state offender family organizations. The Superintendent also serves as the governmental liaison for the District and is responsible for all contacts with the Governor's office, the Legislature, and other state agencies.



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Success Stories

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Garrett Stanley, a wonderful story of success in life after incarceration.

Success Story IconNEW - After more than 16 years - "I graduated from the electrical program in 1998. I found my Windham teachers were real people, and they..."

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"Due largely to the training I received from my teacher, I am able to be an independent ...


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WSD in Images

Auto specialization students in a West Texas prison learn auto maintenance skills, preparing themselves for future employment as professional mechanics.
Offenders often experience academic success for the first time in a Windham classroom.
Students at the Huntsville “Walls” Unit strengthen writing skills during a literacy class.
Each day WSD correctional educators pass through prison gates across Texas to work with men and women incarcerated within TDCJ.
An offender at the Polunsky Unit prepares for graduation after earning his GED through the Windham School District.
Female offenders in Gatesville, Texas, study to improve their literacy skills during a WSD academic class.