Walter Stewart has been an administrator in Aldine ISD since 2005. He was an Assistant Principal for three years at Aldine Middle School, then a Principal of Aldine Ninth Grade for five years. For the past seven years he has served as Principal of Aldine Senior High School. Mr. Stewart was selected Aldine ISD Secondary Principal of the Year in 2012 and 2017.
After graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Secondary Mathematics Education in May of 1991 from Southern University A & M College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Mr. Stewart taught in the Louisiana public school system for five years before he moved to Houston, Texas. He began teaching at MacArthur Senior High School, where in nine years he served as Geometry Level Leader, Mathematics Department Chairperson, and was honored by his peers as Teacher of the Year in 2004. Mr. Stewart earned his Master of Education in Administration and Supervision at Southern University in the summer of 2001.
Through formal collaborations, presentations, and trainings while serving on various educational committees at the campus, district, and state levels during his twenty-eight year tenure in the field of education, Mr. Stewart has made the most of his opportunities to empower professional colleagues and students alike.
Chris McCurry was named to his current position as Assistant Principal of Curriculum and Instruction for Aldine Senior High School in 2019. Before holding this position, Mr. McCurry was Assistant Principal of Administration at Aldine Senior High School for five years.
He has dedicated 18 years of experience in education in service to Aldine ISD. Prior to becoming an administrator, Mr. McCurry taught Biology for 12 years at MacArthur Ninth Grade School; he also held the positions of Biology Department Chair and Biology Skills Specialist at MacArthur Ninth for 6 years, respectively.
Mr. McCurry earned his Bachelor’s degree from The University of North Texas in 2001 and his Master’s degree from The University of Texas at Arlington in 2013.
Mr. Buford Jones was named Assistant Principal of Aldine Senior High School in 2019. He had previously served as an Assistant Principal at Davis High School for one year. He has been an educator for 28 years and has worked in Aldine ISD for 2 years. Mr. Jones earned his Bachelor’s degree from East Texas State University, and he graduated from Prairie View A&M University with his Master’s in Education.
Dr. Lindsey Wise was named to her current position, Assistant Principal at Aldine Senior High School, in 2017. She was previously an Assistant Principal at Teague Middle School. Dr. Wise has been an educator for a total of 13 years, 12 of which have been spent in service to the district.
Before becoming an administrator, Dr. Wise was a math teacher at SFA Middle School in Bryan ISD from 2007-08, a math teacher at Stovall Middle School in Aldine ISD from 2008-2013 and a Math Skill Specialist at Parker Elementary School in Aldine ISD from 2013-2013.
Dr. Wise earned her Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies Math/Science from Texas A&M University, her Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Texas A&M University, and her Doctorate of Education in Professional Leadership (K-12) from The University of Houston.
Dr. Joseph Lucario was named Assistant Principal of Aldine Senior High School in 2019. He was previously an Assistant Principal at Teague Middle School from 2014 to 2019.
Before becoming an administrator Dr. Lucario was a World Geography teacher at Davis Ninth Grade School, a Texas History/US History Teacher at Aldine Middle School and an Inclusion Paraprofessional at Teague Middle School. Dr. Lucario has been an educator for 12 years, all of which have been spent in service to Aldine ISD.
Dr. Lucario received his Bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from The University of Houston–Downtown in 2010, his Master’s degree in Educational Administration from Prairie View A&M University in 2013, and his Doctorate of Education in Professional Leadership at the University of Houston in 2017.
Patricia Williams was named Assistant Principal of Aldine Senior High School in August 2018; previous to her current position, Ms. Williams served as Assistant Principal at Nimitz High School. She has been an educator for 15 years and has dedicated herself to working in Aldine ISD for the past 13 years. She served as Department Chair and Dual Credit teacher for CTE – Nimitz High School, as well as Response to Intervention Coordinator. She has also been the Curriculum Coordinator for Denver Public Schools. Ms. Williams earned her Bachelor’s degree from The University of Houston and her Master’s degree from Lamar University.
Gina A. Rigsby was named Assistant Principal of Aldine Senior High School in 2015. Ms. Rigsby has both corporate and educational experience, and she has facilitated elementary and secondary education in Curriculum and Instruction, Supervision and Administration. Ms. Rigsby began her teaching career in HISD in elementary education in 1989. Ms. Rigsby has served on the Magnet Schools of Texas Board as President and President-Elect. She has also served as a School Reform Leadership Coach for the Houston A+ Challenge Foundation.
Ms. Rigsby has thirty years of educational experience encompassing all four levels of leadership: elementary, intermediate, middle school and high school. Ms. Rigsby has been an administrator in the Aldine Independent School District for the past twenty-five years, 18 of which were served as Principal of Reed Intermediate School.
Her distinctions and acknowledgements include the 2007 Annenberg Leadership Academy Fellow, and the 2003 Principal of the Year in Aldine Independent School District. Ms.
Ms. Rigsby is a graduate of Texas Southern University, where she received both a Bachelor of Science degree in 1980 and a Master of Education degree in Educational Administration in 1993.
Shavonya Vaughan was named Assistant Principal and Campus Behavior Coordinator for Aldine Senior High School in 2016. She has been an educator for 13 years, 6 of which have been in service to Aldine ISD.
Ms. Vaughan taught Language Arts for 1st, 2nd, and 4th grades for 3 years, as well as 6th grade English/Language Arts for 4 years, while working for Spring ISD. She was the Testing Coordinator at Aldine Senior High School for 2 years.
Ms. Vaughan earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Texas Southern University and her Master’s degree in Education from Sam Houston State University.