(Smithville) Smithville ISD welcomes Mrs. Erin O’Rourke as the new assistant principal of Smithville’s Mary A. Brown Primary School. Mrs. O’Rourke comes from Pflugerville ISD where she served as an Instructional Coach at Delco Primary.
Mrs. O’Rourke began her teaching career in Pflugerville ISD as an elementary teacher. She also has experience writing primary level ELA and Math curriculum and has worked as an instructional coach and interventionist in Pflugerville ISD.
O’Rourke is a graduate of Angelo State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in science, followed by a master’s degree in education with principal certification in 2006. She holds certifications in elementary through 8th grade, gifted and talented, and educational leadership.
“I am student centered and my vision revolves around what is best for all learners.” said O’Rourke. “I believe that a school is a place where every student can learn, where teachers will teach, and where all stakeholders are committed to excellence. I believe a combination of rigor, relevance, relationships, and results is what leads to student academic success.”
Stephanie Foster, Principal of Brown Primary School, stated, “I am very excited to have Mrs. O’Rourke join the Brown Primary team. As a former instructional coach at the primary level, Erin brings a wealth of knowledge regarding early literacy instruction. ”
Please join us in welcoming Erin O’Rourke as the Brown Primary School Assistant Principal.