Coordinator of Elementary Instruction Kim Rocka

Carthage ISD is excited to welcome Kim Rocka as the coordinator of elementary instruction. Mrs. Rocka joins the Curriculum and Instruction Department this week to begin preparations for the 2022-23 academic year.

“We are very excited about adding an experienced administrator like Mrs. Rocka to the district,” said Director of Curriculum & Instruction Allen Koch. “We know she will be a great asset to our elementary teachers and principals.”

Mrs. Rocka’s position is new to the district and will provide instructional support for campuses and programs that serve students in pre-k through sixth grade.

“I am so excited to be joining such an amazing district,” said Rocka. “My passion is helping students, and this opportunity to support the instructional efforts of a great district is exactly what I was looking for.”

Mrs. Rocka earned an Associate of Arts from Blinn College in 1987, a Bachelor of Science from Stephen F. Austin State University in 1989, and a Master of Education from Prairie View A&M University in 2003.

She began her career in education in 1993 as a first grade teacher in Jacksonville ISD. In addition to her experience in the classroom, she has experience as a librarian, assistant principal and principal in Brenham ISD, and district recruitment coordinator for Bryan ISD. In addition to her K-12 experience, she spent several years working in higher education as a clinical supervisor at Western Governors University and as an academic advisor at Blinn College. She also owned her own business, a boutique in Brenham, for seven years.

Mrs. Rocka has been married to her husband Tim for 32 years. Together, they have three adult children, Courtney, Colten and Caylee.