Pecos-Barstow-Toyah ISD - Academics Services Team
1301 S Eddy Street
Phone (432) 447-7201

The PBTISD Academic Services Team oversees all curriculum, instruction, and testing for the District. There are three key areas that maintain all PBTISD Academics. Those being:

  • Curriculum
  • Instruction and Professional Development
  • Federal Programs and Special Populations
Headshot of Dr. Karen Matt

Dr. Karen Matt
Chief Academic Officer
[email protected]
(432) 447-7201 ext. 2030

Dr. Karen Matt has been in education for 23 years with the previous 17 being in administration. She has worked directly with students at all levels from PK-12 giving her a unique perspective on where students have been and where they need to go. In addition to her work in the K-12 setting, Dr. Matt is an adjunct professor in the doctoral program at the University of Houston-Clear Lake and serves on the leadership team with Raise Your Hand Texas, a non-profit organization that supports education in numerous capacities. Dr. Matt has two grown children, Jordyn and Kobey, who are also educators. 


Curriculum Director


Director of Federal Programs and Special Populations 
(432) 447-7201 ext. 2015
Maritza Ybarra
Administrative Asst. to the Academic Services Team
[email protected]

(432) 447-7201 ext. 2016

Inspiring and Empowering for Excellence