Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD
Office of the Superintendent of Schools

1301 South Eddy Street
Phone (432) 447-7201  Fax (432) 447-7262




Mrs. Wendi Russell was named Interim Superintendent of Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD on March 25, 2020.  Wendi has always been passionate about education and improving classroom curriculum. She previously served the District as the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction for the last three years. In her 31 years as an educator, 20 years of that was as an administrator. 

Wendi earned her Superintendent Certification in 2016, a Masters of Education in Educational Administration from Southeastern Oklahoma State University, and a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from the University of North Texas. 

With a desire to impact the lives of children and young adults, Wendi has invested countless hours in shaping the future of others through her role as a classroom teacher, mentor for aspiring college students, Boy Scout Troop leader, and Sunday School teacher.

Wendi’s main goal for Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD is to have a renewed focus on student achievement and to strengthen communication with those working and living in the district.



Tracy Shaw

Administrative Assistant


Anabel Martinez de Pando

Central Office Mail Room

The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB) requires each local education agency (LEA) to publicly report progress of the LEA and its campuses toward meeting the highly qualified (HQ) teacher requirements. Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD has satisfied the requirement under the No Child Left Behind Act by having 100% of the core academic subject area teachers meet the highly qualified requirements for the 2017-2018 school year. In order to be considered highly qualified, teachers must hold at least a bachelor's degree, be fully certified in Texas, and demonstrate competency in the core academic subject area they are teaching.

"Highly Qualified Teachers Summary Report  for Texas districts can be seen online at 

The mission of the Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD is to provide excellence in education. The district is committed to high standards of achievement, which fosters a positive, creative atmosphere that empowers students with critical thinking, problem solving and decision making skills.

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