Craig Parks, 36 ‘Small town kid’ gives back in big ways By Sara Vanden Berge
raig Parks loved growing up on a dairy in Lingleville and now, the 36-year-old technology director at Dublin ISD, is focused on giving his three daughters the benefit of growing up in the place he loves. “I’m a small town kid,” Craig said. “I love the atmosphere of being away from the hustle and grind of a big city and I like being near family.” Craig graduated from Stephenville High School in 2000 then lived for a short time in Lubbock and Hawaii before making it back to Erath County. His job with Dublin ISD is something else he loves. “I like figuring things out and mak-
Craig Parks is the technology director at Dublin ISD. ing things work,” he said. “And I like making sure the kids have the tools they need to access technology.” Outside of Dublin ISD, Craig also works as an IT consultant for Parks Hill Technology and Marketing. He and his wife Amber are members of the Cross Timbers Fine Arts Council and danced in last year’s Dancing For the Stars event benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Erath County. “If there is any kind of fundraiser going on, we are there,” Craig said.