Georgetown ISD superintendent retires

Joe Dan Lee

GEORGETOWN, Texas (KXAN) — Georgetown Independent School District Superintendent Joe Dan Lee announced on Monday he will be leaving his position in July.

Lee was the superintendent of schools from 2004 to 2007, and in 2010 he served as the interim superintendent for four months until Georgetown made him a permanent offer.

Throughout his career he passed a $137 million bond, the largest in the school district’s history, added East View High School and passed a four cent Tax Ratification Election in October 2012.

Lee will complete his 39th year serving public schools. He also served as superintendent at Redwater ISD and Longview Pine Tree ISD. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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