Edgar Contreras, Principal
I am principal Edgar Contreras, a dedicated force for innovation within the Houston Independent School District (HISD). With over 13 years of commitment, I consistently champion STEM education, focusing on student achievement at James Madison High School.
My educational journey began over a decade ago, with diverse roles in HISD contributing to overall growth. Beyond a professional interest, my fervor for STEM is a personal commitment to preparing students for our rapidly evolving world. Through strategic initiatives and innovative programs, I create an environment nurturing curiosity, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
As a visionary leader and catalyst for change, my tenure as an instructional technology coach exemplifies a forward-thinking approach, seamlessly integrating technology into the curriculum to prepare students for a tech-driven future. Central to my philosophy is a student-centered approach. Recognizing each student's uniqueness, I lead with a deep commitment to fostering an inclusive and supportive environment, ensuring no one is left behind.
At James Madison High School, I am on a mission to redefine success for every student. My passion extends beyond academic excellence, envisioning graduates equipped with the skills and resilience for success in college, a career, or the military. Under my leadership, James Madison High School thrives as a hub of innovation. I tirelessly work to establish a culture where students are encouraged to dream big, set ambitious goals, and pursue their passions. Through partnerships with local industries, mentorship programs, and college readiness initiatives, I craft a road map for success.
In conclusion, I stand as a stalwart advocate for education, a STEM champion, and a dedicated leader shaping the future of our students. My journey is a testament to the transformative power of passionate, student-centered leadership, resonating not only in the hallways of James Madison High School but throughout the entire educational community.
Madison High School
In order to service you better, the cut-off times for picking up students for doctor’s appointments, courts, etc. are as follows:
Monday- Friday by 2:00 p.m.
Con el fin de sírvele mejor, los tiempos de corte para recoger a los estudiantes para citas con el médico, tribunales, etc. son los siguientes:
Lunes - Viernes antes de las 2:00 pm.