Principal Erica Brame-Manuel

  • Erica Brame-Manuel Erica Brame-Manuel is the proud  principal of Thompson Elementary School.  Mrs. Manuel began her career 15 years ago at Bastian Elementary in HISD before transitioning to KIPP Houston in 2006. Her leadership roles include Lead Teacher, Department Chair, Dean of Instruction, and Dean of Students.  She was instrumental in helping Foerster Elementary and Lawson Middle School out of Improvement Required status in one school year as the campus Reading Specialist and Teacher Specialist.  Most recently, she was a driving force as an administrator at Lawson Middle School which yielded  gains in Reading and double-digit gains in Writing under her leadership.  She received her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Wiley College and a Master of Education from Jones International University.


    Erica Brame-Manuel, Principal