About

I am finishing my 15th year as a secondary campus principal within the Houston ISD.  After graduating from the University of Houston (UH) with a Philosophy degree, I entered the Alternative Certification Program within the HISD in order to gain a teacher certification in Mathematics.  After teaching for 8 years at both the middle school and high school levels, I earned my Masters in Education Leadership & Cultural Studies from the UH & gained my Principal certification.  4 years as an assistant principal at Bellaire HS prepared me to serve for nearly 6 years as the campus Principal at Pin Oak MS.  While leading that campus, we earned the National Blue Ribbon Award, and we were selected as a National Model Middle School.  Soon after that, I became the lead MS Principal for the West Region of HISD.  And then after leading Westside HS for 2.5 years, I returned to Bellaire HS as Principal in August 2012.

I enjoy working with new principals and riffing on big ideas that can make secondary schools work better for kids.

My wife is a school registrar and our two children are so different (Sophomore at University of Houston & Senior at HSPVA) that it keeps us on our toes.  I also enjoy running, movies, and any time our teenagers will give me.

Twitter:  @m_squaredBHS

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