Round Rock ISD names 4 new principals for 2020-21 school year

Round Rock ISD has announced four new principals who will lead district campuses in the 2020-21 school year. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Round Rock ISD has announced four new principals who will lead district campuses in the 2020-21 school year. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Round Rock ISD has announced four new principals who will lead district campuses in the 2020-21 school year. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Round Rock ISD has announced that Early College High School, Live Oak Elementary School, Grisham Middle School and Round Rock Opportunity Center will all be led by new principals in the 2020-21 academic year.

Dr. Elizabeth Wilson: Early College High School

Dr. Elizabeth Wilson was named principal of Early College High School in a June 16 district news release.

Prior to her new position, Wilson had served in RRISD as principal of Fern Bluff Elementary School since 2007, according to the release. She previously worked in Austin ISD as an assistant principal, elementary school program supervisor and curriculum specialist and has a total of 23 years of education experience, per the release.

“It is an honor to be selected as the new principal for Early College High School,” Wilson said in the release. “Everything that Early College High School has accomplished since its inception, especially graduation of the legacy Class of 2020, is truly inspiring. I’m excited about being able to work with the students, teachers, parents and school community; to enhance relationships, campus culture and innovation at Early College High School."


Brian Braudrick: Live Oak Elementary School

Brian Braudrick will lead Live Oak Elementary School beginning in the 2020-21 school year, RRISD announced in a June 29 district news release.

Braudrick has served as assistant principal at Live Oak Elementary School since 2016, per the release, and is currently serving as the district's summer learning principal for grades 3 and 4. He has 14 years of experience in education, according to the release.

“I have been a part of the [Live Oak Elementary] community for the last four years as assistant principal and am honored to now be able to serve this outstanding community as principal,” Braudrick said in the release. “I look forward to learning and leading with the staff, students, families, and community leaders of LOE through these trying times and working together toward a bright future! It’s good to be LOE!”

Amanda Serna: Grisham Middle School

RRISD announced June 30 that Amanda Serna was named principal of Grisham Middle School after having served as assistant principal for the campus since 2016.

Before working as assistant principal, Serna worked as a teacher in RRISD and in El Paso and has a total of 15 years of education experience, per the release. Serna graduated from RRISD's Team One leadership program, which offers professional development skills training to assistant principals training to become principals, per the release.

“I am beyond excited to continue collaborating, learning, and growing on this journey with our Grizzly Family as the new principal,” Serna said in the release. “The Grisham Community holds a special place in my heart, and I am honored to carry on the Grizzly legacy of excellence. I look forward to continuing to build a culture of equity and high instructional standards with our staff, students, and families."

Donald Bosier: Round Rock Opportunity Center

Donald Bosier will serve as principal of the Round Rock Opportunity Center in the 2020-21 school year, according to a July 2 district news release.

Per the release, Bosier has served at BWright Educational Consultants as an educational consulting and curriculum coach and has worked as a restorative practice lead trainer and coordinator at The University of Texas at Austin.

Bosier has more than 20 years of educational experience and previously worked as assistant principal at RRISD's Hernandez Middle School and as an assistant principal at Canyon Ridge Middle School in Leander ISD, according to the release.

“I am very excited and motivated about returning to my Round Rock ISD Family,” Bosier said in the release. “I look forward to upholding the district’s leadership values of including all, investing in growth, and inspiring action that fosters connectivity. My career has been shaped by building, sustaining, and valuing positive relationships. I am thankful for the opportunity to continue using relationship-centered learning and my previous experiences to lead the staff, students, parents, and the community that we serve at the Round Rock Opportunity Center.”
By Kelsey Thompson
Kelsey Thompson is the reporter for Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto, where her work focuses on education, city government and community development. Originally from upstate New York, Kelsey relocated to Austin after graduating from Syracuse University in May 2019.


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