• KARINA B. LOPEZ, PRINCIPAL

    Principal Lopez

    Karina Lopez serves the East End neighborhood of Houston, Texas as the Principal of Carrillo Elementary School. Mrs. Lopez has been with HISD since 2010. She began her career at Revere Middle School as a seventh-grade math teacher, then became math department chairperson and a campus instructional coach. While at Revere, she received the Teacher of the Year Award and the 2012 Elizabeth Brand Teacher Excellence Award. She also served as magnet coordinator and assistant principal at Hartman Middle School. Most recently, she has served as the principal at Edison Middle School.  She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Houston and her Master of Education in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Texas at Arlington.