In honor of National Principals Month in October, Pearland Independent School District salutes the 23 administrators who guide its schools with a focus on students first.
The district joins community members in thanking these school leaders for their efforts to ensure a safe, inclusive learning environment for more than 21,000 students.
Principals oversee all areas of campus life -- from staffing decisions and evaluations to team-building, curriculum evaluation, budget and facility maintenance.
They set the academic tone for the campus, working with teachers to maintain high instructional standards and inspiring students to overcome challenges to reach their goals.
“School leadership is vital to our students’ success. Pearland ISD is blessed to have principals who lead based on what is best for our students,” Superintendent Dr. John Kelly said.
To become a principal, an individual must hold a state certification, master’s degree in educational administration, three years of experience as a teacher and at least two years of experience in an instructional leadership role.