Welda Cox’s career with New Boston ISD first began as a substitute teacher for seven years. Mrs. Cox transitioned to full-time employment with NBISD in the school year of 1990-1991. During the next 27 years she held positions as teacher, dual-credit instructor, career and technology director, academic advisor, curriculum director, district testing coordinator, and state and federal programs director. Mrs. Cox holds a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in business administration from Texas A&M University – Texarkana.
Her community involvement includes being past president of New Boston PTA and a member of Delta Kappa Gamma. She has also served on the boards and held offices in the New Boston Youth Sports Association and the New Boston Athletic Booster Club. Since retirement Mrs. Cox has been an active member on the board of the New Boston Education Foundation and is currently serving as treasurer of the Western Bowie County Retired Teachers Association. Mrs. Cox is a member of the First Baptist Church of New Boston where she enjoys being a member of the choir.
Mrs. Cox is married to Ken Cox, and together they have six children, all of whom are proud graduates of New Boston High School.