2018 Teachers of the Year

2018 Secondary Principals of the Year

Sarah Guerrero and Chris Winstead

Sarah Guerrero (left) of Northbrook Middle School and Chris Winstead of Pine Shadows Elementary

Northbrook Middle School Principal Sarah Guerrero and Pine Shadows Elementary Principal Chris Winstead are Spring Branch ISD’s 2018 Elementary and Secondary Principals of the Year.

The principal recognitions were revealed during a surprise visit by Superintendent of Schools Dr. Scott Muri to a special leadership and school redesign planning meeting on Feb. 21.

The principals were honored during both regional and district events, including SBISD’s annual Service Awards Celebration on April 24. 


SBISD Principals of the Year are selected by their principal peers based on the following criteria:

  • Concern for all staff and students and the ability to inspire both of these groups
  • Ability and willingness to work cooperatively with all staff and administrators
  • Proven drive to initiate and implement effective strategies supporting continuous improvement in student performance
  • Ability to work with diverse community groups and all district stakeholders
  • Proven desire for continuous personal and professional growth
  • Ability and willingness to make meaningful contributions to education