Dr. Nola Wellman is a Senior Associate with HYA after retiring as Superintendent of the Eanes Independent School District in Austin where she served for 11 years. Dr. Wellman grew up in Texas but spent thirty years in Colorado as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, Executive Director of Middle Schools and Assistant Superintendent in the prestigious Cherry Creek School District. After returning to her home state of Texas in 2004 to be the Superintendent in Eanes, she became very active with her colleagues and educational organizations in the state. The Texas Computer Education Association honored her as the Superintendent of the Year in 2013. Her experience on the Steering Committee of the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium and Legislative and Executive Committees of the Texas Association of School Administrators brings valuable insight and current associations to the team. She has been a member of Urban Superintendents Association of America since 2005. Dr. Wellman has presented at numerous conferences and workshops on visionary and digital leadership and resources. Most recently, Dr. Wellman served as Interim Superintendent for Dripping Springs ISD from August to December 2019.