July 18, 2019
July 18, 2019—Dinah McMichael, assistant principal at Woodard Elementary School, was named the principal at Lieder Elementary School on July 18. McMichael replaces Dr. Karen Stockton, who was named the principal at Post Elementary School.
McMichael has 13 years of experience in education, all in Cypress-Fairbanks ISD. She began her career at Yeager Elementary School, where she taught second- and third-grade and was the instructional specialist and Title I coach. In 2011, McMichael was named an assistant principal at Horne Elementary School, where she served until 2015. She then moved to Woodard Elementary School to serve as an assistant principal.
McMichael earned her bachelor’s degree from Ouachita Baptist University and her Master of Education Administration from Lamar University. In addition, McMichael holds a principal certification, an ILD certification, participated in the Aspiring Principal Institute, and is a graduate of the Rice Educational Entrepreneurship Program.
“I am extremely honored to be named the new principal at Lieder Elementary,” said McMichael. “I look forward to getting to know the staff, children, and their families of our community. Together we will continue the legacy of excellence that Lieder has established. I count my myself blessed to be a part of the Lieder Leopard family.”