Danitra Arredondo named new principal of Petersen Elementary School

Danitra Arredondo poses for a photograph, November 7, 2016. (Dave Einsel)Danitra Arredondo has been selected as the new principal for Petersen Elementary School, where she has served as assistant principal since 2015. Arredondo has been an educator for 13 years and has served in various roles, from teacher to assistant principal. She began her career at Looscan Elementary School as a fourth-grade teacher and served as a leadership fellow and assistant principal at both Yes Prep and HISD. Arredondo earned her bachelor’s degree in Spanish from DePauw University and her Master’s of Education at University of Maryland.