McDade superintendent resigns, thanked for service Posted in: News After serving as superintendent for McDade ISD for seven years, Barbara Marchbanks has resigned after being named the lone finalist for superintendent at another Texas school district. The McDade ISD School Board accepted Marchbank's resignation during a special meeting on July 22, according to an announcement posted on McDade ISD's Facebook page. The board also named assistant superintendent Heather Stidham as interim superintendent until McDade ISD finds a new superintendent. "We wish Mrs. Marchbanks well on her new endeavor and thank her for her service," the announcement said. ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!