Principal of Cleveland Middle School – Mr. Chris McCurry
Chris McCurry was named Principal of Cleveland Middle School in 2020. Before holding this position, Mr. McCurry was Assistant Principal of Curriculum and Instruction at Aldine Senior High. Prior to being Assistant Principal of Curriculum and Instruction, Mr. McCurry was Assistant Principal of Administration at Aldine Senior High School for five years.
He has dedicated 19 years of experience in education. Prior to becoming an administrator, Mr. McCurry taught Biology for 12 years at MacArthur Ninth Grade School; he also held the positions of Biology Department Chair and Biology Skills Specialist at MacArthur Ninth for 6 years, respectively.
Mr. McCurry earned his Bachelor’s degree from The University of North Texas in 2001 and his Master’s degree from The University of Texas at Arlington in 2013.
Associate Principal: Curriculum and Instruction – Dr. Mackey
Dr. Anastasia Mackey is our Associate Principal and covers Curriculum and Instruction at CMS. She was previously an administrator in Houston I.S.D. and a teacher at Humble I.S.D.
Associate Principal: Operation and Behavior Coordinator – Torrence Brooks
Torrance A. Brooks will be serving as the Associate Principal of Operations at Cleveland Middle School. He received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Education in Leadership degrees from Prairie View A&M University. He is bringing 24 years of experience in education to Cleveland ISD, being a Science teacher, Assistant Principal, and Principal in Aldine ISD and Spring ISD. Mr. Brooks states, "I am excited to be a part of the Cleveland ISD Team. I am prepared to serve our students and help them become the best person that they can be. It is our responsibility to put our students in a position to be successful." He looks forward to working with parents and the community in a positive way.
7th and 8th Grade Assistant Principal – Ms. Felicia Jackson
I am currently serving Cleveland ISD in the capacity of Assistant Principals at Cleveland Middle School. I am accompanied by 25 years of experience in public education as a bilingual teacher and administrator at the district and campus levels. I am happy to join the team and am looking forward to working with the community to help our students achieve academic success. I strongly believe in the partnership between the parents and school staff as a requisite for students to maximize opportunities throughout their educational career. Ultimately, it is my goal to ensure that I seize every opportunity to be intentional and focused on continually improving my ability to help students be the best version of themselves. Happy 2020-21 school year!
7th and 8th Grade Assistant Principal – Mr. Johnson
Hola, my name is T. Johnson and I am the assistant principal over the sixth grade at Cleveland Middle School. I have been in education for 15 years. I have also coached basketball, and soccer and have won District Champions in Football & Track at the high school and middle school levels. Personally I have degrees from San Jacinto College, College of the Mainland, Lamar University and most importantly degrees from Kansas State University.
6th Grade Assistant Principal – Ms. Alvina Dominguez
Alvina Dominguez is a graduate of the University of Houston-Victoria where she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (2008) and Master of Education degree in Administration & Supervision (2013). Mrs. Dominguez currently serves as an Assistant Principal of Cleveland Middle School. Prior to joining Cleveland ISD, she worked for six years in Tomball ISD serving as a junior high assistant principal, district content math specialist, campus math specialist/ interventionist, and teacher. Mrs. Dominguez was also a teacher for La Porte ISD and Calhoun County ISD. Her current Texas educator certificates include Generalist EC-4, Generalist EC-6, Core Subjects 4-8, English as a Supplemental Language EC-8, and Principal EC-12.
Brittany Ricci is a 6th Grade Assistant Principal joining Cleveland ISD from Harlingen Consolidated ISD. Mrs. Ricci has previously worked in Lamar Consolidated ISD, Conroe ISD, Shepherd ISD, and Trinity ISD. She has served as an Instructional Coach, Science teacher, Science department chair, Elar teacher, Special Education teacher and Athletic coach. Mrs. Ricci obtained her undergraduate Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from East Texas Baptist University. She is also a graduate of Lamar University where she earned a Masters in Education with specializations in School Counseling and Administration. Mrs. Ricci is excited about joining Cleveland ISD and is looking forward to having a wonderful school year.