There will be some new faces in the building for the start of the 2018-2019 school year for both Carroll Senior High School and Johnson Elementary School in the form of two new Assistant Principals. Paul Pinson will be joining the Carroll Senior High staff, while Nicole Williams will be the newest addition the the Johnson Elementary administration. Both Pinson and Williams were recognized and welcomed at the July 16 Board Meeting.
Pinson has 34 years of experience in education with the last 17 in Carroll ISD. He has been an AP social studies teacher, social studies department lead, and coach. For the past three years he has been the Curriculum Coordinator for secondary English Language Arts, Social Studies and Physical Education. Most recently, he has served Carroll ISD as the interim Athletic Director.
He earned his B.S. in education at Abilene Christian University and his Masters in Educational Administration at the University of North Texas. He is a member of the Texas Association of Secondary School Principal, the Texas Social Studies Supervisors Association, the Texas Council of Teachers of English Language Art, the Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance and the Coalition of Reading and English Supervisors of Texas.
Williams will be joining the Johnson Elementary Staff from her current position as a sixth grade Language Arts teacher at Eubanks Intermediate School. Before becoming a Dragon, Williams taught fourth grade at Richard J. Lee Elementary School in Coppell ISD. She earned her B.S. from the University of Oklahoma in Elementary Education and her M.S. in Educational Leadership at the University of North Texas.
Her dedication as a Dragon is evidenced by her service and leadership on numerous district committees, including District Advisory, Grade Level Configuration, District of Innovation, and Device Selection. She is an advocate for innovation in education and is a Digital Dragon, certified Apple Teacher and Google Educator. She strives to authentically integrate technology in both teaching and leadership opportunities. Because of her passion to serve fellow educators, she is a mentor teacher and is motivated by the development and success of others.