MISD announces new staff hires

Staff Writer
Midlothian Mirror

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Midlothian ISD believes in serving all students, parents and staff each day and to foster an environment where each person can reach their unlimited potential. The district recently welcomed four people to their new positions with MISD and help fulfill its mission.

Dr. Aaron Williams joins the district as the coordinator of fine arts, math, advanced academics and accountability. He earned his bachelor of music education from Northwestern State University, his master of education from Stephen F. Austin State University, and his doctor of education from Johns Hopkins University. Williams joins MISD from Mabank ISD, where he previously served as an assistant director of bands, fine arts coordinator, advanced academic coordinator and associate principal. He most recently served as director of advanced academics for Mabank ISD.

Brandi Just joins MISD as the new counselor at Heritage High School. She earned her bachelor of science degree in behavioral science from Mid-America Christian University, a master of science degree in family and child studies from University of Central Oklahoma, and a master of education in school counseling from Southwestern Assemblies of God University. Just previously served as an academic dean for Trinity Christian School, and she most recently served as a school counselor at Life School of Dallas at Waxahachie.

Andrea Gonzalez is transitioning to the role of assistant principal at Midlothian High School. She received her bachelor of arts degree from Southwestern Assemblies of God University and her masters in educational administration from Lamar University. She has worked in Midlothian since 2001 as a content mastery teacher, special education lead teacher, and most recently as the administrative intern for Midlothian High School.

Stephanie Martinez joins MISD as the new associate principal for Midlothian High School. She received her bachelor of arts and sciences in applied technology and performance improvement from the University of North Texas and a master of education from the University of Texas at Arlington. Martinez previously served as a career and technical education teacher for Fort Worth ISD and Mansfield ISD. She most recently served as an assistant principal for Mansfield High School.

“We are excited to have these talented individuals join us in their new positions in MISD,” said Lane Ledbetter, superintendent of Schools. “We look forward to seeing the great work they will do for our students, teachers and staff members, and together we will achieve excellence in all that we do.”