Joy Schwinger has been named to lead Sienna Plantation’s newest elementary school, bringing the number of principals within the master planned community from five to six.
Schwinger, currently principal of Walker Station Elementary, has worked in education for more than 20 years. She began as a classroom teacher, English as a Second Language (ESL) specialist and reading specialist with the Alief Independent School District. She then transitioned to Fort Bend ISD where she became assistant principal and then principal of Oyster Creek Elementary before assuming the role as Walker Station Elementary principal.
She received a bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Houston and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Stephen F. Austin University. Schwinger also recently attended The Rice Educational Entrepreneurship Program (REEP) and The Harvard Leadership Institute.
Fort Bend ISD broke ground on Elementary School 48 in August. The 123,079-square-foot campus is located in Village of Sawmill Lake and will initially accommodate 850 students. It is expected to open August 2017
This will be Sienna’s fourth on-site elementary school. Already open are three elementary schools, one middle school and a high school. A new on-site middle school, also located in Sawmill Lake, is slated to open in August 2018.
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