WISD adds 3 assistant principals

by | Feb 14, 2018 | Education

From Staff Reports

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Three Wylie Independent School District assistant principal positions have been created to meet increasing enrollment and have been filled by promotions for the 2018-19 school year.

Davis Intermediate School assistant principal will be Angela Waters, currently a fourth grade teacher at Cox Elementary; Wylie East High School assistant principal will be Adam Jacobson, currently a science learning specialist; and Tony Gilliam, currently a mathematics teacher at Draper Intermediate, will be assistant principal at Wylie High School.

Waters began her teaching career in Richardson ISD in 1998. While in RISD, she served as an elementary school teacher, special education lead teacher and special education administrator.

She joined Wylie ISD in 2014, and has served as a fourth grade teacher since. She is a graduate of Wylie ISD’s Teacher Leader Academy, holds a bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University and a master’s from Lamar University.

Jacobson has been in Wylie ISD his entire 12-year teaching career. He started at Wylie High School as a science teacher in 2005, earning campus Teacher of the Year honors in 2010. In 2012 he became the district’s secondary level science learning specialist. He is also a master teacher for UT–Southwestern’s summer biology camp. Jacobson holds a bachelor’s degree from Williams College and a master’s from Texas A&M – Commerce.

Gilliam served in the U.S. Air Force, Department of Homeland Security and as a state trooper before becoming a teacher in 2011. In 2013, he joined the Wylie ISD and has served at Draper Intermediate since, earning that school’s Teacher of the Year honor in 2014.

He is a graduate of the district’s Teacher Leader Academy and Aspiring Administrators Academy, earned his bachelor’s at Adelphi University and is completing his master’s at Lamar University.

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