Sharpstown International School names Dr. Luis Landa as new principal

Dr. Luis Landa has been selected as the new principal of Sharpstown International School.

Landa has spent his educational career at HISD, where he has served as a science teacher at McReynolds Middle School, a teacher specialist at Henry Middle School, assistant principal at Austin High School, and principal at Sutton Elementary School and Chavez High School. While serving as a school principal, Landa has consistently moved academic performance forward while also maintaining a focus on safety, school culture, and social-emotional support. He believes all students can achieve when guided with proper mentorship, systems in place for overcoming obstacles, and challenged with a culture of high expectations.

Landa holds a bachelor’s in Biology from University of Texas at San Antonio, a master’s in Curriculum and Instruction from University of St. Thomas, and a doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Houston.