July 2, 2013
Cypress, Texas - Joni Conn, assistant principal at Keith Elementary School, was named the new principal for Hamilton Elementary School on Tuesday. Conn replaces Catherine Bartlett, who accepted a position in her hometown of Magnolia after 14 years of service to CFISD.
Conn has served as assistant principal at Keith Elementary School since 2007. Prior to moving to Keith, she was an instructional specialist at Tipps Elementary School from 2005-2007. She also taught fifth grade from 2003-2005 and fourth grade from 2000-2003 at Emmott Elementary School.
Conn graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. She received her Master of Science in Special Education from Fort Hays State University. Conn went on to earn her Educational Administration Certification from Sam Houston State University.
“I am thrilled to become the principal of such an amazing school,” Conn said. “I have had a variety of experiences throughout my 13 year career at CFISD that will help me meet the needs of the students, staff and community. Hamilton has a long-standing reputation of excellence and I am looking forward to continuing that tradition.”