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CSISD names new principal for Spring Creek Elementary

CSISD names new principal for Spring Creek Elementary
Posted on 01/23/2024
Mindy Chapa

Jan. 23, 2024The College Station ISD Board of Trustees approved Mindy Chapa as the new principal for Spring Creek Elementary at its regularly scheduled meeting on Jan. 23. She will be replacing Chris Southard, who was named principal at College View High School in December.


Chapa has 20 years of experience in education, ten of which have been in campus administration. She served as assistant principal at Kemp-Carver Elementary in Bryan ISD for four years, then as assistant principal at Spring Creek Elementary from 2018-2023. Chapa was named interim principal of Spring Creek Elementary in December of 2023.


Prior to administration, Chapa taught pre-K in Anderson-Shiro CISD and kindergarten in Bryan ISD. 


Chapa earned her Bachelor of Science from Lamar University in 2004 and her master’s in education from Texas A&M University in 2013. She is married to her college sweetheart, Xavier, and they have two children together. 


“I am truly honored to be selected to serve as the next principal of Spring Creek Elementary," said Chapa. "My last six years here have taught me that this is a special place with even better people. I am committed to continuing to foster a nurturing, inclusive, and innovative environment for all our students, staff, and families.”

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