Eight Fort Bend ISD administrators were recently named in new roles as instructional leaders and in other positions in the District for the 2012-2013 school year. Among them are:
• Ida Ford, principal at Brazos Bend Elementary School
• Dr. Terry-Ann Rodriguez, principal at Sugar Mill Elementary School
• Deidra Lyons-Lewis, principal at Hodges Bend Middle School
• Lillie Vega, principal at Sugar Land Middle School
• Shirley Rose-Gilliam, principal at Marshall High School
• Trevor Lemon, principal at Progressive High School
• Patricia Ray, assistant principal at Pecan Grove Elementary School
• Bridget Morrison, Safety Programs Manager in Risk Management
Ida Ford is the new principal at Brazos Bend Elementary School. She began her educational career in Fort Bend ISD in 1997 as a second-grade teacher at Glover Elementary School. She later served as assistant principal at Lexington Creek Elementary School before being named principal at Burton Elementary School, where she worked for the past five years. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and a Master of Education degree in Educational Administration from Prairie View A&M University.
Dr. Terry-Ann Rodriquez was named the new principal at Sugar Mill Elementary School. An educator of 23 years, she joined FBISD in 2007 as the Dean of Instruction at Hodges Bend Middle School. Prior to joining FBISD, she worked as a middle school principal in the El Paso area. She recently served as principal at Mission West Elementary School. Dr. Rodriquez earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Education, and her Master of Education and Doctorate of Education degrees at the University of Texas in El Paso.
Deidra Lyons-Lewis is the new principal of Hodges Bend Middle School. She joined Fort Bend ISD in 1999 as a Special Education teacher at Kempner High School. She later rose through the ranks, working as a counselor, assistant principal and associate principal at Kempner. In 2010, she became a staffing coordinator and then director of staffing in Human Resources, before being named associate principal at Willowridge High School in 2011. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree from Grambling State University and her Master of Education degree in Counseling from the University of St. Thomas.
Lillie Vega has been named principal of Sugar Land Middle School. She began her career in Fort Bend ISD in 1986 as a reading teacher at First Colony Middle School. She has also worked as an assistant principal, associate principal and principal at the secondary school level. Most recently, she served as principal of Hodges Bend Middle School. The 2011 Region IV Secondary Principal of the Year received her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from the University of Texas and her Master of Education in Educational Administration from the University of Houston.
Shirley Rose-Gilliam has been named principal at Marshall High School. She began her educational career in Fort Bend ISD 23 years ago as a business teacher and department leader at Willowridge High School. She has also worked as an assistant principal at Kempner High School, an associate principal at Elkins High School, and most recently as principal at Bush High School. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Technology and her Master of Education degree from the University of Houston, and is currently working on her Doctorate degree at Texas A&M University.
Trevor Lemon is the new principal at Progressive High School. An educator of 15 years, Lemon joined Fort Bend ISD in 2007 as the principal of Missouri City Middle School and most recently served as principal of Marshall High School. Prior to joining FBISD, he worked as an associate principal at Klein Oak High School in Klein ISD. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree from Texas Southern University and his Master of Education degree in Education Administration from Prairie View A&M University.
Patricia Ray is the new assistant principal at Pecan Grove Elementary School. A 25-year veteran, Patricia began her educational career as a first-grade elementary teacher at Mission Bend Elementary School. She also helped open Barrington Place Elementary school as a first-grade teacher before becoming assistant principal at the school, a position she held for the past nine years. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts degree and Master of Education degree in Elementary Education from Ball State University and earned her Principal’s Certificate from Prairie View A&M University.
Bridget Morrison is the new Safety Programs Manager in the District’s Risk Management Department. She joined the District in 2009 as an eLearning Specialist in the Organizational Development Department. Prior to that, she worked for the U.S. State Department at the U.S. Embassy in Barbados. She obtained both her Bachelor of Arts degree in General Studies and Master of Business Administration degree from Columbia College.