Friday, July 19, 2013

Primary Campus in Pine Tree Welcomes New Assistant Principal

The Pine Tree Independent School District named Brandy Holland as the new assistant principal for the Primary School.  

"I am thrilled for her to join our Pine Tree Primary family!" said Becky Balboa, principal of the campus for Pre-K and Kindergarten students.  

Ms. Holland joins Pine Tree from Hawkins ISD where she was a classroom teacher for Kindergarten, third and fourth grade.  While at Hawkins, she led several initiatives including the Powerful Learning Practices Network and Project Based Learning.  

She was honored with a nomination by the Hawkins Assistant Superintendent to join the Texas Education Agency Talent Pool. She actively engaged in a variety of presentations regarding curriculum design, technology integration, parent relations, communications, classroom management, differentiated learning and more.  In addition, she served as lead teacher and mentor for other teachers in the district.

Holland majored in Business Management at Dillard University in New Orleans, Louisiana and earned a Masters of Educational Administration with a Principal Certificate from Texas A&M Commerce.  

"I am super excited about becoming a member of the Pine Tree ISD family and community,” stated Ms. Holland.  “I look forward to working with the students, principal, and staff at Pine Tree Primary as we continue the tradition of excellence for all."

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