Dr. Beaird joins the Red Oak team after serving as middle school principal at Nick Kerr Middle School in Burleson ISD for the last 5 years. As principal of Kerr Middle School, Dr. Beaird was a finalist for the H-E-B Excellence in Education Administrator Award. Additionally, he was a finalist for the Texas Computer Education Association (TCEA) Administrator of the Year Award for two consecutive years. The schools he has led have been recognized as some of the best in the state by the Texas Business Education Coalition (TBEC) and the magazine Texas Monthly.
Dr. Beaird earned his Doctorate in Education from the University of Phoenix, his Master's of Education from the University of North Texas, and his Bachelor's degree from Texas Tech University in Education. He is married to Brandie, who is regional sales manager for Westlake Financial. They have a daughter, Lauren(27), and a son, Landon (15).