March 2, 2017
March 2, 2017—Dawn Tryon, assistant principal at M. Robinson Elementary School, was named the new principal for Keith Elementary School on March 2. Tryon replaces Cheryl Fisher, who was named the incoming principal for Wells Elementary School in January.
Tryon has 20 years of experience in education, all of them in CFISD. She spent the first 11 years of her career as a math and science teacher in second and fourth grades at Adam Elementary School, earning Spotlight Teacher honors in 2007. She helped open M. Robinson Elementary in 2007 as an instructional specialist, serving one year before being promoted to her current role as assistant principal in 2008.
She has also served as the summer school principal at Lamkin (2015 and 2016) and Lee (2014) elementary schools.
Tryon earned her Bachelor of Science in interdisciplinary studies from Southwest Texas State University and her Master of Educational Administration and Management from Prairie View A&M University.
“It is a privilege and an honor to be selected to serve and lead as the principal of Keith Elementary,” Tryon said. “I am eager to get started and to begin lasting relationships with the dedicated students, staff, parents and Keith community. I look forward to continuing the rich traditions and positive culture of excellence established on campus. I am thrilled to be a Keith Cougar!”