Dr. Strike comes to us from Eagle Mountain Saginaw ISD where he served as the Deputy Superintendent for Educational Services. In addition to his servant leadership at EMSISD, his years of experience in a central administrative role has been extensive from serving as the Associate Superintendent in Southlake Carroll ISD, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction in Northwest ISD, and as an Executive Director for Student and Campus Support in Katy ISD. His campus administrative roles have included middle school principalships in Brownfield ISD and Bryan ISD, as well as serving as the first principal of Cinco Ranch High School in Katy ISD. During his tenure as an executive director in Katy ISD he worked almost exclusively with elementary campuses. He taught at the high school level for 11 years.
Dr. Strike’s honors include being selected as the Humanitarian of the Year by the Southlake Kiwanis Club, Texas Future Business Leaders of America State of Texas Business Person of the Year, he is an Honorary Life Member for the Future Farmers of America and the Texas PTA, In addition, he was named as an Outstanding Educator by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, received the Outstanding Service Award from the Brazos Area Alliance of Black School Educators, was named the Iowa Assistant Wrestling Coach of the Year, and is in the Distributive Education Clubs of America Hall of Fame. Recently, he directed the district strategic planning for Eagle Mountain-Saginaw ISD. Known as Aspire 2022, the plan outlines the district’s plan for the next 10 years. He has a passion for helping others to grow as leaders to impact every child that enters our school doors.
Dr. Strike earned a Bachelor of Science from Buena Vista University in Iowa, a Master’s of Science in Educational Administration, and a Ph.D. in Educational Administration from Texas A&M University in College Station. He is married to his wife Kimi, they have two children, and two grandchildren.