Michelle Turek has been selected as the new principal of Herod Elementary School. She began her career in education as a high school English teacher and has taught English in both middle and high schools. Ms. Turek was an instructional specialist and then an assistant principal at Deady Middle School. Most recently, she served as assistant principal at Roberts Elementary. She received her bachelor’s in interdisciplinary studies from the University of Houston-Downtown and her master’s in academic leadership and supervision from the University of Texas at Arlington.