Dr. Darryl Henson has been selected as the new principal for North Forest High School. Dr. Henson returns to Houston from Ysleta ISD, where he has been serving as the principal of Parkland High School for the last two years. Under his leadership, Parkland earned all seven academic distinctions from the Texas Education Agency. Dr. Henson began his career in education as an elementary teacher in Austin before joining HISD in 2007 as a special education teacher at Wisdom High School. He also held other administrative roles as assistant principal at Heights High School and as an elementary and middle school principal in El Paso. Dr. Henson earned his bachelor of science degree in elementary education at the University of Texas in Austin, master’s degree in education from the University of Texas, Arlington, and a doctor of education from the University of Houston.