Tim Lowke and Jager Loyde have been named the District’s Director of Fantastic Arts – Visual Arts and Director of Good Arts – New music, respectively.
Their appointment as administrators will come just after a reorganization of the District’s Fine Arts Department to much better assist the demands of expanding packages, workers, and learners. The visual arts’ placement will emphasis on serving elementary songs, theatre, and visual arts, and the audio posture will concentration on supporting band, choir, and orchestra.
“I am energized to carry on my perform with Round Rock ISD good arts school, students, and community in this expanded role,” Lowke reported. “As an arts educator for more than 30 many years, I am focused on supporting school in their endeavor to deliver the really very best fantastic arts teaching, discovering, and method encounters to our college students ensuing in the excellence our mom and dad, group, and college students assume.”
“I am grateful for the prospect to go on to share my activities and views with educators, college students, and local community customers who are passionate about personal advancement, university student achievement, and management,” Loyde claimed. “I am enthusiastic to carry on to create and assist good arts applications where all college students have entry to the one of a kind social, psychological, and intellectual benefits obtained through inventive excellence. I imagine the arts are transformative and empower the life of pupils, people, and communities.”
Lowke has served as the Assistant Director of Visual Doing Arts considering the fact that 2015. For the duration of that time, he has supported system improvement in the visible arts, which resulted in Round Rock ISD’s appointment as a District of Distinction by the Texas Art Education and learning Affiliation for two consecutive several years. He was also named the 2018 Texas Educator of the 12 months by the National Artwork Education and learning Affiliation. He has above 30 years of knowledge in education and learning, with 15 of people decades becoming a visual arts instructor at the elementary, middle, and significant school levels.
Loyde has served as the Assistant Director of Instrumental New music because 2018. In the previous 3 years, his initiatives to assist songs schooling at all ranges has led to the District becoming named a single of the Ideal Communities for Music Education by the Nationwide Association of Music Retailers and the development of the District’s Council of the Arts podcast and website and annual music awards. He was also named to the school of the Bands of America Honor Band for the Rose Parade in 2022 and was chosen as a guest conductor for the 2019 Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic. He has 12 decades of practical experience in instruction, with nine remaining as a band teacher and director at the high faculty stage.
Lowke has a Bachelor’s in Art Instruction from the College of Texas at Austin and a Master’s in Academic Administration from Texas Condition University.
Loyde has a Bachelor’s in Songs Schooling from the College of North Texas and Master’s in Academic Management from Stephen F. Austin College.