Plano ISD will have a pair of new high school principals and a new director of special education next school year.

The big picture

Kennitra Robertson and David Jones were appointed as principals of Vines High School and Plano East Senior High School, respectively. Tyrell White was also appointed the district’s new director of special education.

The board of trustees approved the appointments during its May 16 meeting.

The details

White has previously served as executive director of special services in Midland ISD, along with several other district leadership positions, according to a news release from PISD. White is also a nationally board-certified teacher and is on the board of directors for the Texas Council for Administrators of Special Education.

Robertson was the principal of Robinson Middle School prior to her recent appointment, and she has also served as assistant principal at Otto Middle School. She has also served on several task forces and advisory teams.

Jones was previously named principal of Shepton High School in 2021 after several years as an assistant principal at the school. He has spent 16 years as a teacher, coach, assistant principal and principal in the district.

Learn more

The new appointees are set to assume their new roles for the 2023-24 school year. More information can be found on PISD’s website.

Editor's note: This story was updated to correctly identify David Jones as the Principal of Plano East Senior High School.