Ginger Carrabine believes in the power of education and positioning students for post-secondary pathways including college, workforce, and public service. Ms. Carrabine draws from her experiences spanning from the classroom to a multitude of administrative positions.
Since her arrival in Bryan ISD as Chief of Staff, Deputy Superintendent and now Superintendent, she has remained steadfast in serving 16,000 students and 3,000 employees. Additionally, Ms. Carrabine has been instrumental in the passage of two bond elections resulting in $187 million in bonds for school district improvements. She is thankful for the community’s investment in our facilities including the state-of-the-art Sadberry Intermediate School, Rudder High School additions, and the Ruby Haliburton Auxiliary Complex.
As an impactful leader within the community, Ms. Carrabine serves on the boards of the United Way of the Brazos Valley, Faith in Action affiliated with Habitat for Humanity and is an ex officio board member of the Brazos Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Bryan ISD Education Foundation. She serves on the advisory board for the Brazos Valley Economic Development Corporation, is a member of the Bryan Rotary Club, and was appointed in 2023 to the UIL Legislative Council for the State of Texas. A recipient of numerous awards, she was most recently named Woman of the Year by the Boys and Girls Club of the Brazos Valley and was honored by Texas A&M University as a Transformational Leader at the 2023 Dean’s Roundtable.
Alongside transparency, safety, and security, Ms. Carrabine has made family and community engagement a top priority. She has taken the lead on many projects that have encompassed the involvement of students, families, and the community at large. Under her leadership, the district built its first-ever home for a family in need by partnering with BCS Habitat for Humanity. Ms. Carrabine has also been essential in the inception and continuation of the Bryan ISD Showcase, a community event that highlights all of Bryan ISD students, schools, and programs. She believes in the importance of making sure families and the community are involved, informed, and welcomed.
Ms. Carrabine obtained her master’s degree from the University of Houston and received her bachelor’s degree from Lamar University. Ms. Carrabine is married to Mike Carrabine, a teacher and the head basketball coach at Rudder High School in Bryan ISD. They are the proud parents of three adult children who are products of public education and are now successful professionals.
Bryan ISD Superintendent