Principal Erica Brame-Manuel

  • Erica Brame-Manuel Erica Brame-Manuel has served as the proud principal of Thompson Elementary School since Fall 2019. Mrs. Manuel began her career in 2003 at Bastian Elementary in HISD. Her previous leadership roles include Lead Teacher, Department Chair, Dean of Instruction, Reading Specialist and Dean of Students. She was instrumental in helping Foerster Elementary and Lawson Middle School out of Improvement Required status in one school year while leading as the campus Teacher Specialist. Additionally, she was a driving force as an administrator at Lawson Middle School which yielded gains in Reading and double-digit gains in Writing under the direction her leadership. She received her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Wiley College, a Master of Education from Jones International University and acquired her principal’s certification through Lamar University. 

     

    Erica Brame-Manuel, Principal