Executive Director of Human Resources
Riggs began his educational career in 1985 as an Agriculture Teacher at Gladewater High School. He became assistant principal there in 1989. In 1991, he moved to Hawkins ISD where he served in various administrative capacities. He served as Principal of Jacksonville Middle School from 1998 to 2000--then moved to Forney as Middle School Principal. He was named Director of Human Resources for the district in 2010 and Executive Director of Human Resources in 2014.
Riggs is a member of the Texas Association of School Personnel Administrators (TASPA) and has served as Secretary, Vice-president, and President of the organization’s North Central Texas affiliate. He is also a member of the Society for Human Resource Management. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Agricultural Education from Texas A&M University and his Master's in Education from the University of Texas at Tyler where he also completed course work required for certification as a superintendent. He maintains TEA certification as a teacher, mid-management administrator, and superintendent.
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