Hallsville ISD educator named best elementary school principal in Texas
Hallsville — In a surprise announcement Monday, a Hallsville ISD leader was named the best elementary school principal in the state.
With tears in her eyes, North Elementary School Principal Cristi Parsons accepted the honor of being named the 2013 National Distinguished Principal by the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association.
“From being a Professional Learning Community Model school to having the U.S. Department of Education send a team of researchers from the University of Washington to spend two weeks at Hallsville researching a case study on successful RTI implementation, Cristi has proven it’s possible to infuse rigor throughout the curriculum for all children on a Pre-K-3 campus," said Sandi Borden, executive director of the state association.
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