Mentoring Program Protégé Beth Newton, Cohort 9

Beth Newton

Cohort 9

Mentor: Dr. Celina Estrada-Thomas

Beth Newton has worked in AISD for most of her 29 years in education. Prior to being named the Principal of Anderson High School, she was the Principal of Murchison Middle School for the past three and a half years. Ms. Newton served as the Principal of Hill Elementary School for ten years, and Principal of Pease Elementary School for four years. She began her leadership career as Assistant Principal at Menchaca Elementary School, serving their community for four years. Before working in leadership positions, Mrs. Newton was a teacher, in Austin ISD, Highland Park ISD and Houston ISD.

It has been the greatest joy of Mrs. Newton’s life to watch the transformative changes that can happen on a campus when shared leadership is actively in place. She believes strongly in building leadership capacity, establishing a growth mindset and helping students develop academically, socially and emotionally.

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