Since 2010, she has held the role of assistant principal at both the middle and high school levels, most recently in Leander ISD.
King-Knowles began her 17-year career as a theater teacher at Pflugerville High School in Pflugerville ISD. Her honors include Texas Association of Secondary School Principals (TASSP) State Assistant Principal of the Year, TASSP Region XIII Middle School Assistant Principal of the Year, and Teacher of the Year for the 2009-10 school year.
King-Knowles earned her bachelor of fine arts degree at Southwest Texas State University and her master of arts degree at Texas State University-San Marcos. In 2011, she completed the Principal Certification program with Region XIII.
“I am elated to be the new principal of Sartartia Middle School and am so excited to meet all of our students, staff, and families in our community,” Knowles-King said. “I am already a very proud Jaguar because I know that we inspire one another to achieve more than we have ever imagined each and every day.”