Priscilla Rivas has been selected as the new principal of Crockett Elementary School. Rivas began her career in HISD asa teacher at Herrera Elementary and has spent the past four years at Browning Elementary serving as assistant principal. Rivas also maintains an active performing arts career, serving as the current artistic director of Colombian Folkloric Ballet. She holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from University of Houston and a master’s degree in educational leadership from University of St. Thomas. Rivas is pursuing a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction at University of Houston.