Monday, August 17, 2015

Spring Branch ISD Names New Landrum Middle School Principal

Steven Speyrer has been named as the new principal at Landrum Middle School.  Steven has 20 years in education including one year in Spring Branch ISD serving as the associate principal at both Ridgecrest Elementary and Landrum Middle schools.

In 1996, Principal Speyrer earned his bachelor of science degree in education from the University of Southwestern Louisiana in Lafayette, La.  He received a master’s degree in educational administration and supervision from the University of Houston in 2004.

After teaching biology and chemistry for four years in Lafayette Parish schools in Louisiana, Mr. Speyrer moved to Texas and taught chemistry at Mayde Creek High School in Katy ISD for five years.  Beginning in 2005, he was an assistant principal at Albright Middle School and Alief Taylor High School in Alief ISD. 

In 2009, Mr. Speyrer served as an associate principal of instruction at Elsik High School in Alief ISD for five years. In 2014, he joined Spring Branch ISD as an associate principal at two campuses. He’s served as principal of the summer language institute for immigrant students in Alief ISD, too.  

Among other leadership qualifications, Mr. Speyrer was a member of the cohort of recent educators who have successfully completed the Rice Educational Entrepreneurship Program (REEP) at Rice University.

“I’m thrilled and humbled to be appointed as principal of Landrum Middle School,” Principal Speyrer says. “I am excited about the opportunity to work with a Landrum team that is passionate about doing whatever it takes ensure that our students are reaching their highest potential.”

“Our mission at Landrum Middle School is to provide students with a world-class education that will equip them with 21st Century skills to compete in a complex, global economy.  As we grow, equip and develop students, we expect our students to take advantage of all the opportunities afforded to them,” he also said.

Landrum’s faculty and staff are committed to working together to assure that every student is well equipped with the academic, social life skills, and initiatives needed to meet the district’s T-2-4 goal.

“We are determined to create a community of learners reflecting the core values of SBISD: academic excellence, caring and cooperative relationships, mutual trust and respect, and commitment to community,” the new principal said.

Principal Speyrer holds state certifications in Principal (Grades EC-12) and Secondary Science Composite (Grades 6-12).

He is the proud parent of one daughter. His hobbies include cycling, gardening, camping and traveling. 


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