Sutton Elementary School Principal, Beatrice Akala
Beatrice Akala has been selected as principal of Sutton Elementary School July 2019. She began her career in Education as an English teacher in Kenya before moving to the United States. In the U.S., she started her career as a prekindergarten through fourth-grade teacher in private school. For the last fourteen years, she has served at HISD in various capacities, including as an ESL teacher at Sam Houston High School, teacher development specialist, assistant principal, and dean of instruction at Wisdom High School. As a member of the instructional leadership team at Wisdom, the school earned four distinctions in ELA, math, science and social studies. She holds a bachelor’s in Education from Moi University Kenya, a master’s degree in Education from the University of Houston, a master’s in Human Resource Management from Walden University. She is also currently working on a doctorate’s in Education at North Central University.
Vision - Sutton is an exemplary, technology-based learning center where true collaboration takes place between teachers, families and the community in an atmosphere of mutual respect among diverse groups.
Mission - Our mission is to educate students to excel academically and socially in a safe environment conducive to learning.