Administration Team

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Julie Dickinson


email      Kolter   713-726-3630
Educational Background: B.A. Child Psychology, Hollins University and Masters in Ed, William Carey College
Certifications: Special Education K-12 and Principal Certification
Professional Experiences: Special Education Teacher - Kayne - ERAS Center (1999 - 2001); Special Education Teacher Harrison County School District (2002-2006); Special Teacher/Department Chair Houston ISD/Daily ES (2007-2012); Administrative Intern Daily ES (2010-2011); Leadership Team Member Daily ES (2008-2012); Title 1 Coordinator Daily ES (2011-2012); Kolter Elementary Assistant Principal (2012-2016); Kolter Elementary Principal (2016-present)
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling near and far to see family & friends, collecting stamps in my passport, rooting for the New Orleans Saints, volunteering, and maintaining cool aunt status. Being the principal at Kolter is one of my favorite things!







Kathleen Crossett

Assistant Principal

email      Kolter   713-726-3630
Educational Background: Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education and Child Studies from Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of Education and Master of Education in School Leadership from Harvard Graduate School of Education
Certifications: Texas Generalist EC-6, Texas Principal License, Massachusetts Elementary Principal License, Massachusetts Sheltered English Endorsement
Professional Experiences: Assistant Principal at Kolter; Magnet Coordinator at Kolter; Principal Intern at MacArthur Elementary and Barbieri Elementary; Dual Language Teacher Specialist and Dyslexia Interventionist at Shearn Elementary and Memorial Elementary; Kindergarten Dual Language Teacher; HISD Dual Language Curriculum Writer; Shearn Elementary Kindergarten English as a Second Language Teacher at Shearn Elementary
Hobbies/Interests: I love cooking, baking, cycling, traveling,and walking with my husband, daughter Evelyn, son Colton, and dogs Hans and Ruxin!







Benne Jones

Teacher Specialist

email      Kolter   713-726-3630
Educational Background: Bachelor of Science: Criminal Justice Sam Houston State University Masters in Educational leadership: Lamar University
Certifications: Texas Generalist EC-4
Professional Experiences: Teaching experience K-4th grade, Team Leader, Instructional Coach, Math Skills Specialist, Assessment Coordinator/Testing Coordinator, Title 1 Coordinator, Mentor/Mentee Coordinator, Dance Instructor
Hobbies/Interests: Traveling with family and friends, partaking in adventurous activities, I love anything that allows me to be creative.







Pam Morris

Teacher Specialist

email      Kolter   713-726-3630
Educational Background: Bachelors of Arts in Business Communications and Humanities with a focus in art history from Florida State University; Masters of Liberal Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus in medieval studies from University of Richmond
Certifications: Elementary 1st - 6th Self-Contained; Principal Certification
Professional Experiences: This is my 23rd year in HISD. I taught 4th and 5th grade at K. Smith and Durham Elementary Schools before becoming a math specialist for the west region (including for Kolter!). Leadership Team at Herod and Briarmeadow as Instructional Coordinator and Math Specialist. Teacher of the Year in 2008 for Longfellow Elementary and Instructional Coach of the Year in 2022 for Briarmeadow. Presenter at a variety of district trainings and in 2019 at the National Council of Supervisor of Mathematics.
Hobbies/Interests: I love to travel near and far with my husband and two children and even sometimes with Walter, our little dog. At home, I love to read and garden – especially growing yummy fruits and veggies to cook with.