Spring Branch ISD’s 2021 Elementary and Secondary Principals of the Year are Hollibrook Elementary Principal Anabel Taylor and Stratford High School Principal Raymorris Barnes.
The 2021 Elementary and Secondary Principals of the Year were announced during surprise visits at both campuses in February 2021. During the visits, Superintendent Jennifer Blaine and Board of Trustees President Chris Gonzalez spoke about their immense pride in the two principals, both of whom showed exemplary leadership in the face of an unusual year.
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