It is with great
pride and excitement that I write this letter of
introduction to you as the newly appointed Principal
of Sherard Pre-K - 6t Elementary School,
“Home of the Mighty Dragons.”
I am honored to have the opportunity to lead a
school with such a rich tradition that has produced so
many outstanding students.
During the past few weeks, I have had many conversations with parents,
teachers and students.
From these interactions, it is clear that there
is a mutually respectful partnership between all
stakeholders to provide the best possible academic
experience for our students.
I look forward to fostering these relationships
and working with teachers and staff to provide a
world-class educational experience for each child.
I have been dedicated to the field of education for more than nineteen
years with a concentration in early literacy
My most recent administrative experience has
been shaped by two years as an Assistant Principal,
eight years as a Special Education Director/District
Test Coordinator and two years as an Elementary
I am elated to bring my skills as an educational
leader to Sherard Elementary and to work with you as a
partner in education to ensure your child’s success.
Along with teachers and staff, I will work hard to continue the legacy
of success established at Sherard Elementary by
building strong relationships with parents, students,
and community partners.
We will focus on Mississippi College and Career
Readiness Standards, character education initiatives,
use of data to inform instruction, consistent
implementation of newly adopted direct instruction
strategies, using technology to personalize learning ,
and providing exciting, and challenging enrichment
opportunities for all students.
All of us at Sherard Elementary are eager and excited to begin what
promises to be a great year.
We look forward to your support as we continue
on this journey of providing academic experiences for
our students that are rigorous, and relevant.
As your principal, it is important to me that
everyone who steps through our doors-teachers,
students and parents-are excited about being here!
This attitude enables us to meet the challenges
of academic excellence in a positive, fun and
My door is always open and I welcome your
Please feel free to stop in, call or email me to
discuss any concerns, suggestions, or ideas to help
make this year be the best year ever!