The Bryan ISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved Courtney L. Dickey, J.D., M. Ed. as General Counsel for Bryan ISD at their board workshop on Monday, July 13.
Ms. Dickey is a graduate of Prairie View A&M University, Texas A&M University and the Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University. She has held various positions for Texas school districts both in the classroom and as the in-house counsel.
“I am excited to return to my hometown as a 2001 graduate of A&M Consolidated High School,” Dickey said. “I will provide counsel in the best interest of our children and our community. Bryan ISD is a great school district and I look forward to our continued success and advancement.”
Superintendent Dr. Christie Whitbeck is excited about the legal perspective Dickey will bring to Bryan ISD.
“Courtney Dickey has an acute understanding of school law and as someone who served in a classroom can look at each situation through the lens of both an educator and a lawyer. She has a heart for serving children and will be an invaluable addition to our team.”
About the Hire:
Courtney Dickey grew up in Bryan and College Station and is a 2001 graduate from A&M Consolidated High School. She earned a Bachelor’s in Education and a Master’s in Counseling from Prairie View A&M University in 2006 and 2008, respectively. In 2010, Dickey studied abroad in Italy while completing Multicultural Studies. She earned a Master’s in Education from Texas A&M University in 2012, and her Juris Doctor from Thurgood Marshall School of Law in 2014.
Dickey’s previous work experience includes In-House Counsel with Killeen Independent School District, mediations and investigations, and legal counsel in matters of education law, juvenile law, and labor and employment law, among other civil matters. She also brings classroom experience as a former educator in Special Education and curriculum design.