CFISD NAMES NEW PRINCIPAL FOR CYPRESS SPRINGS HS

June 3, 2015

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Cheryl T. Henry

June 2, 2015Dr. Cheryl T. Henry, principal at Campbell Middle School, was named the new principal at Cypress Springs High School on June 2. Dr. Henry replaces Travis Fanning, who was named a new assistant superintendent for secondary administration in April.

Dr. Henry has 26 years of experience in education, eight of them in CFISD. She began her career as a social studies teacher in the Los Angeles Unified School District and spent one year in San Diego prior to returning to LAUSD, where she was soon promoted to dean of students at Narbonne High School. She served four years before being promoted to assistant principal at King/Drew Magnet High School in LAUSD, where she spent another four years.

Dr. Henry moved to Texas and served two years as an assistant principal at Klein Forest High School in Klein ISD before arriving in CFISD to serve as the director of instruction at Spillane Middle School in 2007. After three years in that role, she was elevated to her current position at Campbell.

She received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Afro-American studies from the University of California-Los Angeles, her Master of Education from Stanford University and her Doctorate in Educational Administration from Texas A&M University. She holds Texas Principal, Superintendent and Social Studies 8-12 certifications.

“I feel extremely blessed and honored to be selected as the next principal for Cypress Springs High School,” Dr. Henry said. “I am excited and I am dedicated to working with the students, staff and community to continue in the strong traditions and academic successes that exemplify Panther Pride.”

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