Principal, Jeana Morrison-Adams

PrincipalMy name is Jeana Morrison-Adams.  I am honored to serve as the building principal of Reed Academy for Engineering.  My priorities as principal include student safety, student achievement, teacher & staff betterment and empowerment, and community collaboration. I am a student advocate and a teacher supporter. I believe in “bell to bell learning and teaching”.  I believe that learning is empowerment. I believe in potential maximization. Prior to coming to Reed Academy, I served as the assistant principal of instruction at Grantham Academy for Engineering in Aldine ISD.   My major responsibilities included assisting teachers with creating meaningful lesson plans, continuous informal and formal classroom walk-through, analyzing all assessments and disaggregating of assessments. Prior to becoming an assistant principal, I served in the roles of testing coordinator and curriculum skills specialist at Shotwell Academy and Hall Career Academy.   As a teacher leader, I served in following capacities at W.T. Hall Career Academy: campus coordinator for Optional Extended Year Program (OEYP), mentoring coordinator for new teachers, Teacher of the Year chairperson, campus Title One representative, D.A.T.E. Grant representative, Budget committee member, staff development coordinator, after school tutorial coordinator, as well as TAKS tutorial coordinator.  I was given the opportunity to serve as Summer School principal during summer 2009 and summer 2011.  In addition, I am a former U.S. History teacher and History Department Chairperson at Aldine Middle School and Plummer Middle School.  I was actively involved in the following activities at both schools:  Finance Committee, History Fair Sponsor, SNAPP Coordinator, ESL History teacher, and Attendance Committee. I was selected as 2007-2008 Teacher of the Year at Plummer Middle School.  I have had three successful and fulfilling years as an assistant principal at Stephen F. Austin Middle School in Bryan Independent School District.  My responsibilities included, but were not limited to, curriculum and instruction supervisor of 7th and 8th grade, discipline for the designated grade level students, appraisal of 8th grade level teachers and support staff, serving as a liaison between parents and the school district, and Social Studies department supervisor for all grades.  Prior to serving as a grade level principal, I had the pleasure of serving at Bryan High School as a History and Government teacher for four years.

Assistant Principal, Crystal Donatto Brown

Assistant Principal BrownCrystal Donatto Brownreceived her Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education from Southern University and A&M College in 1995, and her Master of Education degree in Administration and Supervision from the University of Houston in 2003. She began her career in education in 1995 in Aldine ISD and has served as a teacher at Drew Academy, Inwood Elementary (Smith Academy), and Reed Academy; and both a skills specialist and an assistant principal at Reed Academy. Presently she is one of the instructional leaders in the areas of curriculum and instruction, administration and supervision, and discipline. She believes in servant and shared leadership, and promotes self-reflection as she works collaboratively with the Mathematics Department, Social Studies Department, Special Education Department, 504 Program, Early Intervention Team, and Grade Level Teams. She has knowledge and administrative experience in numerous other areas including Language Arts, Multilingual, Gifted and Talented/Accelerated, Testing and Assessment, Master Scheduling, Textbooks, Transportation, School Safety and Security, and Summer School. In addition to a number of civic, social, and religious organizations, she is a member of the Reed Academy PTA, the North Harris County Council of Teachers of English, the Texas Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the Texas Elementary Principals and Supervisors Association, and the National Association of Elementary School Principals. She is also a member of Cambridge Who’s Who Among Executive and Professional Women. Mrs. Donatto Brown works each day to fulfill her passion of making a positive difference in the lives of others and fostering growth and development in each student and staff member.

Assistant Principal, Latasha Glenn

Latasha GlennLatasha Glennis an Aldine Independent School District Eisenhower High School graduate who attended the University of Houston to major in Marketing and Management. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration in 1995. She worked in Corporate America for five years in the profession that she chose, but her greater calling led her to the field of education where she began her teaching career in Aldine in 2001. Ms. Glenn attended Texas Southern University and received her Master's of Education in Educational Leadership 2007. She is presently the Magnet Administrator who serves in multiple capacities such as the Gifted and Talented Program, the master schedule, the Science Department, and two Professional Learning Communities. She also supervises campus intervention programs and serves as the Summer School administrator.

Assistant Principal, Rhonda Odom

R. Odom