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Lights. Camera. Lead. HISD spotlights Star Educator Alisa Zapata

Dr. Alisa Zapata has served as principal of Westside High School since 2022, where she and her team work to provide a vital, engaging educational experience for their zoned students, Westside’s STEAM magnet, and Futures Academy of Health Science students. She is this week’s HISD Star Educator.

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Lights. Camera. Lead. HISD spotlights Star Educator LaKia Jackson

Principal LaKia Jackson is leading impactful change at Fondren Middle School and is this week’s HISD Star Educator.

With two decades of experience in urban education, Jackson brings a passion for motivating both students and teachers to her NES campus. Together, Jackson and her team are building a high-performance culture backed by the school’s mantra of Excellence: Everyone-Everything-Everyday.

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Lights. Camera. Lead. HISD spotlights Star Educator Alyssa Stevenson

Real transformation is underway in HISD schools, thanks to the educators and school leaders who are putting in the work to ensure our students receive high-quality instruction every day.

To spotlight these game-changing education leaders, we’re launching the Star Educators: Lights. Camera. Lead. series. You will see first hand their dedication to giving ALL HISD students the educational experiences they need and deserve. Join Chief of Leadership and Strategic Initiatives, Sandi Massey, each Tuesday as she sits down with a new campus leader on HISD’s social media channels.

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Training for Campus Leaders Starts in January

Sign up now for courses from Neuhaus Education Center, HISD’s Leadership Development

Assistant principals, deans and principals who want to hone their leadership skills, differentiate instruction, keep students engaged in learning, provide useful feedback to teachers, and more, should sign up now for one or more of the professional development opportunities available to school leaders in January. Continue reading