Gina R. Wilkins has been selected as the new principal of Woodson Elementary School. Wilkins began her career in HISD as a dedicated substitute. With 24 years of service in education, she has served as a teacher, magnet coordinator, and assistant principal. Most recently she served as the Dean of Instruction at Woodson and Foerster Elementary Schools. Wilkins received a dual bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Government Services from Texas Woman’s University. She continued her education at Texas Southern University, where she earned a Master of Science in Child and Family Development. Wilkins also successfully completed the Rice University Education Entrepreneurship Program.