Kenneth Parker was born in Victoria, Texas. He lived outside the city limits where he was an avid sportsman. He loves fishing, hunting, and the outdoors. During high school, Mr. Parker was involved with sports and many other extra-curricular activities. He continued his athletic activities at Sam Houston State University where he played football for the Bearkats and majored in Education. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Education from Sam Houston State Houston University in 1984 and he received his Masters in Education from the University of Houston-Victoria in 1993.
During his tenure, Mr. Parker has served as an English Teacher, Coach, Counselor, and Administrator. He has always been an integral part of the success at his schools. Mr. Parker has provided collaboration, support, and leadership. He is enthusiastic and excited about learning and assisting others in the learning process.
Mr. Parker comes to Smithville ISD in his 30th year of education and is excited for this opportunity. “I feel I am truly fortunate to have the opportunity to work with and for the community of Smithville.” Mr. Parker and his wife Bridget live on 10 acres off of FM 535 and loves living in the community. “I love the strong family connections and community involvement of Smithville.”