Chief Financial Officer - Glenda Hickey
My name is Glenda Hickey and I am the Chief Financial Officer for Gladewater ISD. I have been an educator for 27 years with 21 years at GISD. Previous positions at GISD include, Technology Integration Specialist, Instructional Technology Coordinator and Technology Director. I also spent 6 years as a high school teacher at a neighboring school district where I taught business and computer application courses. I earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Stephen F. Austin State University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Tyler. I am a member of the Texas Association of School Business Officials and have completed the course work to become a Registered Texas School Business Administrator (RTSBA). As the CFO, I manage and oversee the business operations including Finance, Budget, Payroll, Accounts Payable & Receivable, Fixed Assets, PEIMS and Tax Collections.
The mission of the Business Operations Department is to efficiently and effectively manage the financial assets of the district in order to provide the students and staff the resources they need to meet the instructional and performance goals of the district and to ensure fiscal responsibility through compliance with local, state and federal guidelines.