Michael Coker (Superintendent)

MISSION: The mission of Bellville Independent School District, as the center of public education, is to provide a high quality, well-rounded education that prepares all students for success.


  • Achievement
  • Classroom Support
  • Leadership Development
  • Financial Accountability


  • Teamwork
  • Quality
  • Integrity
  • Caring Attitude
  • Maximum Effort
  • Innovation

  • Kenneth Stein (Deputy Superintendent)

    My entire professional career has been in education.  After graduating from Odem High School in 1963, I attended Texas A&M University Kingsville and received my Bachelor of Arts in 1968 and my Master of Arts in 1973.  My 40+ years in education began as a teacher of English and Reading to 6, 7 and 8th grade students in Odem I.S.D.  In 1973, I became an elementary principal for Odem I.S.D., followed by principalships in Wallis-Orchard I.S.D. as a junior high principal and high school principal.  In 1985, I was named the Assistant Superintendent for Bellville I.S.D.  In 2007 my title changed to Deputy Superintendent.  Bellville I.S.D. is the place to be!

    Dennis Jurek (Chief Financial Officer)

    I am a 1993 graduate of Schulenburg High School. After attending Texas State University (Southwest Texas State University), I graduated with a degree in Chemistry. I then began working for the Southwest Texas University Polymer Research Group as a graduate research assistant before attending Baylor University where I received a Masters in Business Administration in 2000. I began my career working in the private sector as an outside sales representative for a chemical company in Houston and then as a departmental supervisor over Catalytic Converters for a muffler company before entering into the education field. I taught chemistry, physics, and IPC at Rice CISD and Weimar ISD before taking an accountant position at Giddings ISD. In 2008, I was hired as the Business Manager for Bellville ISD before being named Chief Financial Officer for the school district.

    I am committed to maintaining a standard of excellence for Bellville I.S.D.’s Business & Finance department.

    Brian Reid (Director Technology)

    My professional career started in 1999 at Schultz Middle School in Waller, TX where I worked as an aid and quickly became the go-to for everyone’s technology questions.  I concurrently attended SMU for my certifications in Technology and continued in that direction.  Throughout my entire professional career as a Technologist I was in an educational setting.  I left a local Business school to become Bellville ISD’s Network Administrator in 2007. 

    Matthew Mahlmann (Executive Director of Special Programs)

    I graduated from Bellville High School before attending the University of Texas at Austin.  I taught one year at Elgin ISD before returning to Bellville to teach mathematics at Bellville High School.  I then served as counselor at O'Bryant Primary.  My present position is Executive Director of Special Programs in Bellville ISD.

    I am honored to be back serving the community that has supported me throughout my life.

    Evelyn Sifford (Director Special Education)

    I am honored to serve the students of Bellville ISD as the Director of Special Education/504. I am a 1992 graduate of Texas A&M University, with teaching certificates in K-8 all subjects, K-12 Special Education, and ESL. In 2006, I graduated from University of Houston with a Masters in Mid-management and completed my Principal's Certificate. Throughout my years in education, I have taught grades 3-5 regular education classes, K-5 Resource and Inclusion classes, and Grades 2-12 Dyslexia. I have also been an Elementary Principal. I live in Bellville with my husband Scott and two children, Elizabeth and Brian.

    Kimberly Henley (Director of Accounting)

    I am a 1983 graduate of North Texas State University, with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Business Computer Information Systems.  I worked in the oil and gas industry and public accounting for many years before entering the education field.  I joined Bellville ISD in 2003 as the Director of Accounting.

    Cyndi Coker (Food Service Director)