Board of Trustee Member Kenny Fernandez,South Belt Principal Candy Howard, Associate Superintendent of Campus Development Dr. Alyta Harrell and Superintendent of Schools Dr. DeeAnn Powell during the 2016 Principals of the Year celebration.
Candy Howard, principal at South Belt Elementary, will serve as Region 4 president-elect for the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association (TEPSA).
"I am very proud to represent Pasadena ISD principals in my role on the board, and hope to share our concerns and ideas with others in the organization," Howard said. "Together we can make our collective Pasadena ISD voice be heard on both the regional and state level."
Howard was also recognized as named Pasadena ISD’s Elementary Principal of the Year for 2016.
Howard has dedicated 32 years of service to the Pasadena ISD. Starting her career at Kruse Elementary from 1984 to 1997. Howard then rose to a leadership position at Jensen first as assistant principal and then principal from 1997 to 2000. In 2009, Howard was named principal of South Belt where she continues to inspire students and staff.
Officers from the 20 TEPSA regions across the state were installed at the association’s summer leadership conference.
“TEPSA’s regional officers play a vital role in building leadership capacity and supporting association members at the local level,” said Harley Eckhart TEPSA executive director.
TEPSA, whose hallmark is educational leaders learning with and from each other, has served Texas school leaders since 1917. Member owned and member governed, TEPSA has more than 5,900 members who direct the activities of 3 million Pre-K through eighth grade children.