April 24, 2020
Hoover Elementary School was named a “2020 Schools Transforming Learning” by the Principals’ Institute, which honors campuses that are making exceptional strides in their journeys to provide innovative learning opportunities for all students.
April 24, 2020—Hoover Elementary School was named one of the “2020 Schools Transforming Learning” by the Principals’ Institute (PI), which honors campuses that are making exceptional strides in their journeys to provide innovative learning opportunities for all students. Hoover joins seven campuses across Texas to receive the recognition.
Hoover Elementary School teacher Rosario Rodriguez leads a small group in instruction. Hoover was named a “2020 Schools Transforming Learning” by the Principals’ Institute.
“The Hoover team and I are thrilled to receive this award,” said Michelle Rice, Hoover principal. “This award acknowledges the work of every team member that is striving for organizational transformation. It is our goal to create a fun, loving and engaging learning culture centered around what is best for kids. It is the driving force in our ‘why.’ Receiving this designation indicates we’re on our way toward our goal to transform learning for our students, one Hero at a time.”
Nominations were open to campuses led by any PI participants or alumni who represent more than 70 Texas public school districts. Established in 2010 and facilitated by N2 Learning, PI is a statewide professional learning series that works with principals to understand why the transformation of public education is necessary while developing knowledge and skills required to lead and build the capacity to sustain transformation over time.
Hoover Elementary School students participate in a kinetic learning lesson in one of the campus’s flexible learning spaces. CFISD’s 56th elementary school serving pre-K through second grade students, Hoover opened in August 2017.
Hoover opened in August 2017 as CFISD’s 56th elementary school and serves pre-kindergarten through second grade students.
Hoover will be honored at the PI Summer Conference, scheduled for June 4-5 at the Hilton Houston Post Oak. If the conference is canceled due to COVID-19, PI representatives will visit Hoover or attend a CFISD Board meeting to honor the school.