Irene Ruiz, an assistant principal at Moore Elementary School, was named the new principal for M. Robinson Elementary School on Tuesday. Ruiz replaces Kathy Dickson, who will retire on June 25 following 40 years in education and 32 years in CFISD.
Ruiz served as an elementary bilingual teacher in Northside ISD and as a kindergarten and second-grade teacher in Arlington ISD. She also served as an assistant principal at Wimbish Elementary School in Arlington ISD. Ruiz joined CFISD in 2010 as an assistant principal at Moore, serving three years in that position.
Ruiz graduated from the University of Texas with a Bachelor of Science in Communications. She received her Master of Education in Leadership and Policy Studies with Principal Certification from the University of Texas at Arlington.
“It is a privilege and an honor to join the dedicated staff at M. Robinson Elementary,” Ruiz said. “I look forward to collaborating with staff, students, parents and the community to continue creating a positive and enriching learning environment where all students can reach their maximum potential.”