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Melody Parrish

Chief Information Officer at the Texas Education Agency

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Melody Parrish Biography

Melody Parrish is the Chief Information Officer at the Texas Education Agency. In her role, Parrish is responsible for overseeing the agency’s Information Technology Services/Statewide Education Data Systems (ITS/SEDS).

She oversees the large-scale information technology and project management office projects at the agency, including the current Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS) legacy system as well as implementation of the Texas Student Data System (TSDS). TSDS streamlines student data, driving classroom and student success while ensuring the security and privacy of more than five million Texas students.

Parrish has been actively involved in education throughout her career. During her years as a classroom teacher, she taught Mathematics, Algebra, Computer Literacy, Business and Computer Science, and all subjects in sixth grade. She also served on several curriculum-writing committees and as the campus liaison on a district-wide technology committee.

As a director of technology services for the Lockhart Independent School District, Parrish was responsible for all aspects of technology, including developing and implementing a multi-year technology plan. She managed all aspects of the district’s PEIMS and business systems, while providing oversight and compliance of E-Rate and federal funding.

Parrish also worked as the Director of Management Information Systems for the Austin Independent School District, where she successfully managed the implementation of new information systems. Her work focused on two student information systems, a teacher gradebook for 6,600 educators, a parent portal for viewing key student information for 82,000 families, and a data warehouse. She also served on the district’s strategic plan committee, as well as on the technology plan committee.

Her private sector experience includes a role as manager for an industry-renowned education firm seeking to increase classroom efficiency and student success through the implementation of digital learning products. In this role, she worked closely with school district administrators to successfully implement new student information systems.

Parrish earned a Bachelor of Science in Education from Tarleton State University. She also serves on the Statewide Business Executive Leadership Committee, on the National Council for Personalized Education, and on the National Ed-fi Alliance Board, which voluntarily shares technology as a solution for education with other state education agencies. She is a past member of the state’s Department of Information Resources Board of Directors.

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Chief Information Officer at the Texas Education Agency

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Melody Parrish Biography

Melody Parrish is the Chief Information Officer at the Texas Education Agency. In her role, Parrish is responsible for overseeing the agency’s Information Technology Services/Statewide Education Data Systems (ITS/SEDS).

She oversees the large-scale information technology and project management office projects at the agency, including the current Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS) legacy system as well as implementation of the Texas Student Data System (TSDS). TSDS streamlines student data, driving classroom and student success while ensuring the security and privacy of more than five million Texas students.

Parrish has been actively involved in education throughout her career. During her years as a classroom teacher, she taught Mathematics, Algebra, Computer Literacy, Business and Computer Science, and all subjects in sixth grade. She also served on several curriculum-writing committees and as the campus liaison on a district-wide technology committee.

As a director of technology services for the Lockhart Independent School District, Parrish was responsible for all aspects of technology, including developing and implementing a multi-year technology plan. She managed all aspects of the district’s PEIMS and business systems, while providing oversight and compliance of E-Rate and federal funding.

Parrish also worked as the Director of Management Information Systems for the Austin Independent School District, where she successfully managed the implementation of new information systems. Her work focused on two student information systems, a teacher gradebook for 6,600 educators, a parent portal for viewing key student information for 82,000 families, and a data warehouse. She also served on the district’s strategic plan committee, as well as on the technology plan committee.

Her private sector experience includes a role as manager for an industry-renowned education firm seeking to increase classroom efficiency and student success through the implementation of digital learning products. In this role, she worked closely with school district administrators to successfully implement new student information systems.

Parrish earned a Bachelor of Science in Education from Tarleton State University. She also serves on the Statewide Business Executive Leadership Committee, on the National Council for Personalized Education, and on the National Ed-fi Alliance Board, which voluntarily shares technology as a solution for education with other state education agencies. She is a past member of the state’s Department of Information Resources Board of Directors.

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  • How to book Melody Parrish?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Melody Parrish for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Melody Parrish, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Melody Parrish or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Melody Parrish?

    Booking fees for Melody Parrish, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Melody Parrish, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Melody Parrish?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Melody Parrish for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Melody Parrish for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Melody Parrish or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Melody Parrish or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Melody Parrish is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Melody Parrish for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Melody Parrish generally travels from Austin, TX, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Evan Marwell, Raymund Paredes, Tudor Clee, Tom Vander Ark and Rachel Tipograph. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Melody Parrish for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent, and wish to request removal from this catalog or report an issue with your profile, please click here.

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