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New Faces, New Places

  • Leadership Updates October 10, 2017

    Posted by Public Communications at 10/17/2017

    The following leadership appointments have taken place as of October 10, 2017.

     

    Early Childhood:

    • Alejandra Cardenas is a new Early Childhood Specialist. Ms. Cardenas previously held the position of Academic Lead Teacher at North Belt Elementary.

     

    Educational Support Services:

    • Thelissa Edwards is the new Director of Special Education Programs & Campus Support. Ms. Edwards previously held the position of Program Manager of Behavior Support Services in Fort Bend ISD.

     

    Bear Branch Elementary:

    • Francesca Newman is the new Counselor at Bear Branch Elementary. Ms. Newman previously held the position of 4th Grade Teacher at Bear Branch Elementary.
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  • Timbers Elementary welcomes new staff

    Posted by Public Communications at 9/21/2017

    Timbers Elementary welcomes the following teachers and staff:

    Kim Fairchild , ELT/ESL
    Becky Spurgeon, PreK Teacher
    Brynn Petty, Kindergarten Teacher
    Catrina Bryan, Kindergarten Teacher
    Briana Fox, 1st Grade Teacher
    Kim Burke, 2nd Grade Teacher
    Delaney Knode, 3rd Grade Teacher
    Alyssa Kayoe, 3rd Grade Teacher
    Freda Lewis, 5th Grade Teacher
    Carla Sanders, Interventionist
    Tonay Moore, SPEAK Paraeducator
    Debra Johnson, SpEd. Paraeducator
    Michele Witkowski, SpEd Paraeducator
    Sarah Banks, SpEd. Paraeducator
    Rosa Herrera, CSTA
    Brandi Herrera, LSSP
    Jenn Parke, Diagnostician
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  • Leadership Updates September 12, 2017

    Posted by Public Communications at 9/19/2017

    The following leadership appointments have taken place as of September 12, 2017.

     

    Educational Support Services:

    • Ashley Duncan is the new Curriculum Resource Specialist for Educational Support Services. Ms. Duncan previously held the position of Special Services Assessment team member in Huffman ISD.

     

    General Counsel:

    • Stephanie Maher is the new Attorney/General Counsel.  Ms. Maher previously held the position of Associate Attorney with Rogers, Morris, & Grover.

     

    Professional Learning:

    • Darryl Legaspi a new Digital Learning Specialist. Mr. Legaspi previously held the position of Science Teacher at Woodcreek Middle School.

     

    Transportation:

    • Cynthia Black is the new Assistant Director of Transportation. Ms. Black previously held the position of Transportation Supervisor and has 27 years of service with Humble ISD.

     

    Atascocita Springs Elementary:

    • Amanda Price is a new Assistant Principal at Atascocita Springs Elementary School. Ms. Price previously held the position of Special Education Instructional Specialist.

     

     Middle School #9:

    • Dr. Kenneth Hodgkinson is the principal of Middle School #9. Dr. Hodgkinson previously held the position of Principal with New Caney ISD.

      

    Ross Sterling Middle School:

    • Celeste Myres is a new Assistant Principal at Ross Sterling Middle School. Ms. Myres previously held the position of Student Support Director with Yes Prep North Forest.

     

    Atascocita High School:

    • Ashley Bailey is the new Accountant at Atascocita High School. Ms. Bailey previously served as a Staff Accountant with Oldcastle Materials Gulf Coast Inc.

     

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  • Leadership Updates August 8, 2017

    Posted by Public Communications at 8/15/2017

    The following leadership appointments have taken place as of August 8, 2017.

     

    Curriculum & Instruction:

    • Carolyn Finley is the new Elementary Science Coordinator. She previously held the position of IT teacher at Lakeshore Elementary.

     

    Lakeshore Elementary:

    • Annette Nevermann is the new Principal at Lakeshore Elementary. She previously held the position of Principal at Maplebrook Elementary.

     

    Maplebrook Elementary:

    • Tiffany Caseltine is the new Principal at Maplebrook Elementary. She previously held the position of Assistant Principal at Atascocita Springs Elementary.

     

    Humble Middle School:

    • Sarahdia Johnson is the new Principal at Humble Middle School. She previously held the position of Assistant Principal at Ross Sterling Middle School.

     

    Riverwood Middle School:

    • Angela McDonald is a new Assistant Principal at Riverwood Middle School. She previously held the position of Athletic Teacher/Coordinator at Summer Creek High School.

     

    Woodcreek Middle:

    • Bryan Applegate is the new Principal at Woodcreek Middle School. He previously held the position of Principal at New Caney Middle School in New Caney ISD.

     

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  • Leadership Updates August 1, 2017

    Posted by Public Communications at 8/7/2017

    The following leadership appointments have taken place as of August 1, 2017.

     

    Accelerated Services:

    • Lisa Newcomb is the new Dyslexia Coordinator. She previously held the position of Elementary Reading Specialist at Fall Creek Elementary.

     

    Educational Support Services:

    • Henry Phipps is the new Executive Director of Educational Support Services.  He previously held the position of Principal at Humble Middle School.

     

    Office of the Superintendent:

    • Summer Wischnewsky is the new Executive Assistant to the Superintendent. She previously held the position of Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Superintendent of Support Services.

     

    Professional Learning:

    • Elizabeth King is a new Professional Learning Coordinator. She previously held the position of Digital Learning Specialist.

     

    Transportation:

    • Jerry Burd is the new Director of Transportation. He previously held the position of Director of Transportation with Dallas County Schools.

     

    Oak Forest Elementary:

    • Jennifer Ficken is the new Counselor at Oak Forest Elementary School. She previously held the position of a Special Education Teacher at Oak Forest Elementary.

     

    Ross Sterling Middle:

    • Jamerica Howard is a new Counselor at Ross Sterling Middle School. She previously held the position of a Career and Technology Teacher at Humble Middle School.

     

    Summer Creek High School:

    • Brent McDonald is the new Principal at Summer Creek High School. He previously held the position of Principal at Woodcreek Middle School.

     

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  • Leadership Updates Summer 2017

    Posted by Public Communications at 7/19/2017 10:20:00 AM

    The following leadership appointments have taken place from May 2017 to July 2017.

     

    Deputy Superintendent:

    • Dr. Roger Brown is the new Deputy Superintendent. He previously held the position of Assistant Superintendent of Support Services.

     

    Athletics/Public Communications:

    • James “Rusty” Odom is the Multimedia Operations Coordinator for the Athletics Department and the Public Communications Department. He previously held the position of Career Technology Teacher at Kingwood High School.

     

    Child Nutrition Services:

    • Jennifer Bodron is a new Child Nutrition Supervisor. She was previously a Clinical Nutrition Manager at Texas Orthopedic Hospital - HCA. 
    • Victor Ramirez is a new Child Nutrition Supervisor. He was previously a Manager with Ace Mart Restaurant Supply.

     

    Curriculum & Instruction:

    • Lisa McCorquodale is a new Director of Curriculum. She previously held the position of Elementary Science Coordinator.
    • Stefanie Perry is a new Director of Curriculum. She previously held the position of Director of Accelerated Services in Instructional Administration.

     

    Data Quality:

    • Diana Bauer is the new Student Information Systems Analyst. She previously held the position of Campus Testing Coordinator at Timberwood Middle School.

     

    Professional Learning:

    • Dr. Melissa Leigh is a new Director of Professional Learning. She previously held the position of Coordinator of Digital & Professional Learning.
    • Stephanie Coronado is a new Director of Professional Learning. She previously held the position of Principal for Lakeshore Elementary.
    • Dr. Laketha Cooper is the new Professional Learning Coordinator. She previously held the position of Math Instructional Coach at Ross Sterling Middle School.
    • Eric Hutchison is the Instructional Designer/Videographer. He previously held the position of Production Supervisor with Launch Media.

     

    Support Services:

    • Nolan Correa is the new Associate Superintendent of Support Services. He previously held the position of Principal of Summer Creek High School.

     

    Deerwood Elementary School:

    • Macaire McDonough-Davies is the new Principal of Deerwood Elementary School. She previously held the position of Principal at North Belt Elementary School.

     

    Hidden Hollow Elementary School:

    • Stefanie Patterson is the new Assistant Principal at Hidden Hollow Elementary School. She previously held the position of Academic Lead Teacher at Hidden Hollow Elementary School.

     

    Jack Fields Elementary School:

    • Kelly Myers is the new Assistant Principal at Jack Fields Elementary School. She previously held the position of Academic Lead Teacher at Jack Fields Elementary School.

     

    North Belt Elementary School:

    • Christina Morris is the new Principal of North Belt Elementary. She previously held the position of Assistant Principal at North Belt Elementary.
    • Frank Gerga is the new Assistant Principal at North Belt Elementary. He previously held the position of Student Services Facilitator at North Belt Elementary.

     

    Woodcreek Middle School:

    • Jeffrey Goston is a new Assistant Principal at Woodcreek Middle School. He previously held the position of Assistant Principal with Spring ISD.

     

    Humble High School:

    • Kimberly Mouser is a new Assistant Principal at Humble High School. She previously held the position of English ALT at Quest Early College High School.
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  • Happy Trails to Retiring Educators

    Posted by Public Communications at 5/25/2017

    Happy Trails to our retiring Humble ISD family members. If you wish to announce your retirement, submit a retirement notice on the Happy Trails page.

     

    • Wendy Bethany
      Wendy has been the ESL Lead Teacher at Summer Creek High School for the past 8 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, Wendy taught in Aldine ISD for 18 years. She has served as an educator for a total of 26 years.

    • Tracy Bidwell
      Tracy has been the Instructional Technologist at Summerwood Elementary School for the past 12 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, she taught for 3 years in Alief ISD, 3 years in Fort Bend ISD, 9 years in Lamar Consolidated ISD, 5 years in Louisiana Catholic High School of Pointe Coupee. Tracey has served as an educator for a total of 32 years.

    • Donna Bruffy
      Donna has been the Secretary to the Executive Director of Special Education for the past 12 years. She has been in the Special Education Department for a total of 17 years. Before coming to SPED, Donna worked at Creekwood Middle School for 6 years as the Receptionist/Attendance Specialist. She has served in education for a total of 24 years. A reception in her honor will be held at the Instructional Support Center on May 31 at 3:30 p.m.

    • Betsy Duplechain
      Betsy has been the ELT serving ESL students and GT students at Woodland Hills Elementary for the past 4 years. Also at WHE she was the Math Coach for 2 years, ESL Lead/Math Coach for 2 years, ESL Lead/Interventionist/Writing Coach for 2 years, 3rd Grade Teacher for 3 years, 2nd Grade Teacher for 7 years, and was the WHE Teacher of the Year for 2004-2005. Before coming to Humble ISD, Betsy taught PreK4 and Kindergarten at St. Martha Catholic School-Kingwood for 2 years, and PreK3 and PreK4 at Holy Comforter Lutheran Preschool-Kingwood for 7 years. Betsy has served as an educator for a total of 29 years.

    • Cynthia Griffin
      Cynthia has been an Educational Diagnostician in Humble ISD for 15 years. Before coming to Humble ISD she was a Diagnostician at Big Thicket Cooperative for Special Education, serving West Hardin ISD and Lumberton ISD. Before that she was a Diagnostician for 4 years in Beaumond ISD and for 2 years at Lamar University. Cynthia has served in education for a total of 36 years.

    • Royce Huseman
      Royce has been the Head Boys Basketball Coach and a Geometry Teacher at Kingwood High School for the past 32 years.

    • Linda Kenyon
      Linda has served as the Interventionist and Dyslexia teacher at River Pines Elementary for the past year. Prior to that she was a Special Education Teacher for 2 years at RPE, a SPED teacher at Lakeland Elementary for 12 years, and an Adaptive Behavior/Behavior Intervention Teacher at LLE for 3 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, Linda was an Adaptive Behavior teacher in Spring ISD for 2 1/2 years. Linda has served as an educator for a total of 20 1/2 years.

    • Kathy Pinner
      Kathy has been the Special Ed Interventionist at Lakeshore Elementary for the past year. Before that, Kathy was the RtI Interventionist for 2 years, taught 4th grade for 2 years, 1st grade for 2 years, and 3rd grade for one year. Before coming to LSE, Kathy taught 3rd grade at Summerwood Elementary for one year. Prior to her service in Humble ISD, Kathy taught in Christoval ISD and Thorndale ISD for one year each, at Rockdale ISD for 9 years, at Culberson County ISD for one year, at Monahans Wickett Pyote ISD for 6 years, at Gonzales ISD for 9 years, and in Johnstown, Colorado public schools for 4 years. Kathy has served as an educator for a total of 40 years.

    • Debbie Prucha
      Debbie has been a Math Teacher at Kingwood High School for the past 11 years. Before coming to KHS, Debbie taught math at Humble 9th Grade Campus for 12 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, she taught in Galena Park ISD for two years. Debbie has served as an educator for a total of 25 years.

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  • Happy Trails to Rhian Webb

    Posted by Robin McAdams at 2/1/2017

    Kingwood High School bids farewell to Rhian Webb. Rhian has been a Math Teacher at KHS for the past 16 years. Before teaching at KHS, she taught at Humble Middle School for 4 years, and at Humble High School for one year. Before coming to Humble ISD, Rhian taught in the United Kingdom for four years. She has served as an educator for a total of 29 years.

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  • Happy Trails to Cindy Hunt

    Posted by Public Communications at 10/27/2016

    Hidden Hollow Elementary bids farewell to Cindy Hunt, their Assistant Principal for the past 10 years. Before coming to HHE, Cindy was an Assistant Principal at Timbers for 5 years, and a Special Education Teacher at Hidden Hollow for 11 years. Before coming to Humble ISD Cindy taught in Klein ISD for 9 years. She has served as an educator for a total of 35 years.

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  • Happy Trails to Ron Stump

    Posted by Public Communications at 10/11/2016

    Happy Trails to Ron Stump, Teacher and Coach at Atascocita High School for the past 5 years. Before coming to AHS, Ron taught and coached in various places for 29 years. He is retiring after a total of 34 years in education.

    To see other retirements from earlier in 2016, check here.

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