Samyra Rogers, Principal
Samyra Rogers has been selected as the new principal of Pleasantville Elementary School. She began her career in HISD 12 years ago at Holland Middle School as a mathematics teacher. While at Holland, her leadership roles have included Department Chairperson, Teacher Specialist, Campus Induction Coordinator, and Campus Instructional Technologist. Additionally, she was selected as campus Teacher of the Year 2013. Rogers has served as an assistant principal at Holland for the last three years. In this role, she led the math team to double digit gains in student achievement and growth. Her most recent accomplishment has been selection as Achieve 180 Middle School Assistant Principal of the Year 2020. Rogers earned a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Prairie View A&M University, and holds a Master’s in Educational Leadership from the University of St. Thomas.