Gov. Rick Perry has re-appointed Barbara Cargill of The Woodlands as chairwoman of the State Board of Education for a term to expire Feb. 1, 2015.
The board and education commissioner oversee the state's public school system.
Cargill is a former teacher, and founder and director of Wonders of the Woodlands (WOW!) Science Camp. She has served as chairwoman of the SBOE since her appointment in July 2011.
Cargill received a bachelor's degree from Baylor University and a master's degree in science education from Texas Woman's University.
The appointment is subject to Senate confirmation.