Degrees and Certifications:
Representing District 9 (South Dallas and parts of Downtown Dallas, Pleasant Grove, Deep Ellum, Uptown, and East Dallas), Bernadette Nutall was elected to the Dallas Independent School District Board of Trustees in December 2009. Ms. Nutall earned a Bachelor of Arts in business management from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville. She received a Certificate of Competence in Instructional Leadership from the University of North Texas in Denton. She also attended the 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009 national conferences of the Summer Changes Everything program at Johns Hopkins University Center for Summer Learning.
Ms. Nutall served as a community liaison in Dallas ISD from 1995 to 2003. In this capacity, she managed more than 95 volunteers from nonprofit agencies, churches, schools, and various corporations, coordinated community events and fund-raising programs and worked with local media to highlight the achievements of the schools she served. As community liaison, she developed innovative programming such as Running for Success and E-Mentoring and conducted educational workshops.
She also helped high school seniors obtain scholarships from a variety of sources and worked with counselors to coordinate college recruitment/admission fairs and financial aid workshops for both students and parents. In cooperation with the city of Dallas, Ms. Nutall organized activities related to the National Take Our Daughters to Work Educational Mentoring Program for Minority Young Women at three Dallas ISD schools.
Active in service to her community, in 1999 she cofounded Circle of Support, Inc., a comprehensive academic and enrichment summer learning program for students in kindergarten through eighth grade to provide summer educational programs for more than 250 boys and girls in math, science, art, and reading.
Ms. Nutall is married and has two daughters.
W.A. Blair Elementary School
Rufus C. Burleson Elementary School
Adelfa Callejo Elementary School
CityLab High School
E.B. Comstock Middle School
Billy Earl Dade Middle School
Frederick Douglass Elementary School
Paul L. Dunbar Learning Center - (Bond Phase II)
Henry B. Gonzalez Elementary School
Frank Guzick Elementary School
John Ireland Elementary School - (Bond Phase II)
Martin Luther King Jr. Learning Center
Harold Wendell Lang Sr. Middle School
James Madison High School
Eduardo Mata Elementary School - (Bond Phase II)
Piedmont Global Middle School
Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women's Leadership School
Joseph J. Rhoads Learning Center
Charles Rice Learning Center
Ann Richards Middle School
Thelma Elizabeth Page Richardson Elementary School
San Jacinto Elementary School
Ascher Silberstein Elementary School
Skyline High School - (Bond Phase I)
J.P. Starks Math, Science and Technology Vanguard
C.A. Tatum Jr. Elementary School
Urban Park Elementary School
Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts