Dimitrie Rainey named new principal of Alcott Elementary

Dimitire Rainey poses for a photograph during the Professional Learning Series at NRG Center, June 15, 2016. (Dave Einsel/Houston ISD)Dimitrie Rainey has been selected as the new principal of Alcott Elementary School. She began her career as a fifthgrade math teacher in Virginia’s Prince William County School District, and also worked in the District of Columbia School District and Maryland’s Prince George County School District. Rainey began her HISD career as a fifth-grade math teacher and department chair at Blackshear Elementary School. Over the next 10 years, she served HISD as a middleschool math teacher, dean of students, and assistant principal. Most recently she was assistant principal at RP Harris Elementary School.

Dimitrie received her bachelors of arts in elementary education at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina, and her master’s degree in administration and supervision from American College of Education.