Introducing our new Principal at Mead High School!
Linda Rawlings is a third generation educator with over 35 years of experience working with schools. She began her career as an English and Latin teacher in the Clear Lake area of Houston. She then served as head principal of Clear Lake High School, a large 5A school close to the Johnson Space Center. In 2006 she moved to Austin, Texas to take the posistion of head principal of Westlake High School and then transitioned into the position of Executive Director of Seconday Education. She led the vision for and implementation at Weslake of both student/teacher use of iPads for learning and of the development of professional learning communities for teachers. She has served in the past on the National Merit Advisory Coucil representing the southern part of the Untied States and currently serves as the Chair for the Texas ACT Advisory Council.
March 23, 2015
Dear Mead High School Parents and Guardians,
I am honored to have been selected to serve as head principal for Mead High School. Although young, Mead has a strong reputation in a wide range of areas from fine arts to academics to athletics. I look forward to leading our staff and students as we uphold the traditions and best practices we have established while also improving and building for the future. As a parent, I know how important your children and their education are to each one of you, and I welcome and encourage your involvement in our school
I am hosting a parent meet and greet on Wednesday, April 15 at 6:30 pm in the MHS auditorium/cafeteria in order for us to have an oppotunity to visit prior to the start of the next school year. This will be an informal gathering with light refeshments so please come by if you can. I value communication and will be hosting these periodically during the school year.
I look forward to meeetg you either at our first gathering or in the near future.
Principal, Mead High School