Meet DPES Principal Brenda Blackmon

Meet Brenda Blackmon: New Principal at Decker Prairie Elementary.

Mrs. Blackmon joins Decker Prairie Elementary after serving as the Assistant Principal at Lakewood Elementary since 2015. She played an instrumental role in implementing Great Expectations, Restorative Practices, district and campus literacy initiatives and coordinated and planned professional development on campus.

Mrs. Blackmon spent two years as Assistant Principal and three years as a reading and dyslexia teacher at Rennell Elementary, First Grade teacher at Reed Elementary (Cy-Fair ISD), three years as a Reading Coach in Illinois and 3 years as a 2nd grade teacher in Tyler, Texas prior to joining Tomball ISD. 

She is a graduate of the University of Texas at Tyler (‘03) and earned a Bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary studies and a Master’s in principal administration from the University of St. Thomas in Houston (‘11).

What makes working in Tomball ISD so special?
“Tomball ISD is a unique place because no matter what our next steps are, we keep kids as our focus. We ask over and over, “How will this impact students”? When you see a district continue to keep this at the heart of every decision, you know you are in the right place.”

What are you looking forward to most about leading DPES this upcoming school year?
“This is an exciting time as the spirit of collaboration is in full force here in TISD. I look forward to connecting and collaborating with our students, families and staff as we continue to learn and grow together at Decker Prairie Elementary.”