HISD announces principals for New Education System schools

Houston Independent School District announced the exceptional education leaders who will drive transformation at the 28 New Education System campuses.

These principals will shape the future of their schools and prove what is possible for all students in HISD. These leaders will become the instructional leaders at their campuses, grow and maintain a campus culture that supports all students to achieve at high levels and access the skills and capacities that will prepare them for the year 2035 workplace and world.

Seventeen of the 28 principals named are returning to their campus in the 2023-2024 school year. The remaining positions were filled by HISD leaders selected from other parts of the district or outstanding external candidates.

“Principals are the backbone of the work we must do to make HISD a district that prepares all students to achieve at the highest levels,” said Superintendent Mike Miles of the appointments. “They are talented, courageous educators, and I’m excited to support their work.”

The following principals for the NES schools are:

  • Atherton ES – Alynthia Curtis
  • Berry ES – Alvaro Montelongo
  • Bruce ES – Lauren Hooks
  • Cook ES – Shundra Harris-Mosley
  • Dogan ES – Rim Mohamed
  • Eliot ES – Cortney Richa-Hebert
  • Elmore ES – Tanya Webb
  • Henderson ES – Kristi Taylor
  • Highland Heights ES – Bettina McKinney
  • Hilliard ES – Erika Kimble
  • Isaacs ES – Carmen Colunga-Spencer
  • Kashmere Gardens ES – Marques Collins
  • Marshall ES – Lauren K. Price
  • Martinez R. ES – April Coleman Hernandez
  • McGowan ES – Stephanie Lugo Velez
  • Pugh ES – Keith Garcia
  • Roderick Paige ES – Marilou Alcaraz
  • Scroggins ES – Dianna Balderas
  • Shadydale ES – Pandora Agnew
  • Fleming MS – Devin Adams
  • Forest Brook MS – Alicia Lewis
  • Henry MS – Erika Vigil
  • Key MS – Jennifer Murchison
  • McReynolds MS – Chastity Caesar
  • Sugar Grove MS – Noe Ortega
  • Kashmere HS – Brandon Dickerson
  • North Forest HS – Marie Adams
  • Wheatley HS – Sabrina Cuby-King

Houston Independent School District is currently searching for qualified assistant principals, teachers, and school support candidates to fill positions in the 28 NES schools. Job fairs for these positions will be held on Wednesday, June 28, and Thursday, June 29, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center (4400 W. 18th Street, 77092).

Interested candidates can visit www.teachinhisd.org to learn more and apply for positions under the New Education System.