Cypress, TX News – New Assistant Superintendent of Elementary Administration

Cypress, TX News (April 21, 2015) – Dr. Carla Brosnahan, the principal at Birkes Elementary School, has been named the assistant superintendent of elementary school administration. Brosnahan will share the role currently occupied by Donna Guthrie, assistant superintendent of elementary school administration.

0417 Carla Brosnahan

Brosnahan has served 32 years in education, all within Cypress-Fairbanks ISD. She began her career as a fourth- and fifth-grade teacher at Lieder Elementary School, working four years before being promoted to assistant principal. She served five years in that role before opening Sheridan Elementary School as an assistant principal in 1992.

Following three years as an AP at Sheridan, Brosnahan was promoted to principal. She led Sheridan for eight years before opening Birkes as the principal in 2003. She was selected as CFISD Elementary Principal of the Year in 2005-2006.

Brosnahan earned her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and Guidance Counseling from Houston Baptist University and her Master of Education in Administration and Supervision from the University of Houston. She earned her doctoral degree in professional leadership from the University of Houston in 2011.

Brosnahan will begin her new administrative role on July 1, 2015.

“I am excited about this new opportunity to serve in CFISD,” Brosnahan said. “I have a passion for the principalship! To work with our principals and help support them every day will be an honor.”