Tyler Independent School District has agreed to accept the request of Mr. Michael Timms to resign from his current position as principal of John Tyler High School effective June 30, 2013.

According to a press release from TISD, Mr. Joe Coburn is serving as the interim principal and will continue to oversee the day-to-day operations of the campus.

Timms is the second principal at John Tyler High to resign in less than a year. On May 8, 2012, Mr. Shon Joseph announced his resignation to accept a principal position at Little Elm High School in Little Elm,Texas.