Dr. Jim F. Chadwell, Ed.D.
Superintendent, Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD
Dr. Chadwell joined Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD as superintendent in December of 2010. He has been a teacher, coach, high school principal, and executive director for elementary and secondary instruction. He taught advanced placement psychology, sociology, and German. His teaching experiences also include an internship in Hamburg, Germany, and Fulbright Scholarship in Altötting, Germany. He served as deputy superintendent for Grapevine-Colleyville ISD prior to coming to EMS ISD.
Dr. Chadwell’s honors include being selected as High School Principal of the Year by the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals, as Texas Educational Theatre Association Administrator of the Year, and as Career and Technology Association of Texas – Area 2 Administrator of the Year. He has a Texas Lifetime membership in the Texas PTA. His community involvement includes membership in the Grapevine Rotary, director on the Grapevine Chamber of Commerce, and board member of Blue Ribbon Schools, Incorporated.
Dr. Chadwell earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, a Master’s in School Administration, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth. He received his superintendent’s certification through the Texas Superintendent’s Certification Institute. He is married and has two children.