Administration

Bussey Middle School Administration 2019-2020

Principal: Jeremiah Oliphant

Mr. Oliphant is in his 13th year in education and 5th as a campus administrator. He graduated from North Texas University in 2005 with a Bachelor's in Business Administration and earned his Master's of Administration in 2011 from Lamar University. He enjoys spending time with his wife and kids and pushing students in the direction of their interests. 

Associate Principal: Rachael Brown - 8th grade

Mrs. Brown is starting her 18th year in education and 11th as a campus administrator. She graduated from Southern Methodist University in 2002 with a Bachelor's in Business Administration. She then received her teaching certification from University of Texas at Arlington in 2003 and earned her Master’s of Education in Curriculum and Instruction in 2008 from the University of North Texas. She is passionate about helping kids succeed and works hard each day to ensure the success of Bussey's students and staff. Ms. Brown is the proud parent of two great kids and loves to travel and spend time with family and friends. 

Asst. Principal: Tim Parr - 7th grade

Mr. Parr is excited to join Bussey Middle School as an assistant principal. He has worked in Garland ISD for the last 21 years, starting as a science teacher at Hudson Middle School and eventually leading to 18 years in administration serving as an Assistant Principal at Austin Academy for Excellence and Sellers Middle School. 

He is looking forward to a great year!

Asst. Principal: Brandon Maxie - 6th grade

Mr. Maxie is in his 12th year in education and his 3rd year as a campus administrator.  He graduated from Northwest Missouri State University with a Bachelor’s in Marketing and from Lamar University with a Master’s in Educational Technology Leadership.  He's a husband and a father of an one year old daughter.  

Guidance Department

Counselor for students in 6th grade: Sharron Bland 

Counselor for students in 7th grade: Katrina Woods

Counselor for students in 8th grade: Marcus Gaines 

Counselor's Secretary: Maria Beltran

Support Staff

Secretary: Cyndi Underwood

Data Clerk/Registration: Jessica Barrios 

Attendance Clerk: Alejandra Lopez

School Resource Officer: CL Carter

School Nurse: Sharon Clausing