About Principal Ahmesha Graham
Ahmesha Graham has been an educator for 24 years with experience in charter, private, and public schools. Ms. Graham’s experience includes Title 1 Math Teacher, Math Specialist, Assistant Principal, Interim Principal, Principal and Senior Manager of Leadership Development. As a teacher, her students excelled in TAAS and TAKS with 90% - 98% passing rates. As an administrator, she was able to build capacity in new and veteran teachers to improve student achievement. For the last 3 ½ years in HISD, Ms. Graham has been a Senior Manager in Leadership Development, developing aspiring assistant principals, supporting first year assistant principals, and preparing assistant principals in years 2-5 for the next levels of leadership.
Ms. Graham earned her bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy from Florida A&M University and a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from University of Houston – Clearlake. She has completed course work for her doctoral degree and will return to complete her dissertation at Prairie View A&M University. Ms. Graham’s focus is service, academics, and building capacity, which is evident through her work in various organizations. She currently serves as Vice President of Membership of the Houston Association of School Administrators (HASA), a member of Houston Area Alliance of Black School Educators (HAABSE) and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Ahmesha has presented at the Texas Alliance of Black School Educators (TABSE) State Conference and has also been named as “Diva” by the same organization. “Dining with Divas” allows executive level educators to share their personal journey and provide nuggets of wisdom to guide the next woman through her journey.
Ms. Graham enjoys spending time with family and friends, weekend excursions, and is a TV buff.