KATY MAGAZINE NEWS
June 15, 2021
By Natalie Cook Clark
Katy ISD’s Mayde Creek High School Principal, Ronnie Edwards was appointed as the District’s new Assistant Superintendent for School Leadership and Support.
Ronnie Edwards appointed as new Assistant Superintendent for School Leadership and Support. Photo credit: KISD
New Assistant Superintendent for School Leadership and Support
Katy ISD Superintendent Ken Gregorski appointed Ronnie Edwards as the District’s new Assistant Superintendent for School Leadership and Support. He will replace Dr. Freda Creech, who will retire this summer.
Maybe Creek High School Principal
Edwards has severed as Principal at Mayde Creek High School for the past five years.
“It is an honor for me to be part of a thriving school district where our goal is to ensure every student excels in a supportive academic environment, from their first day of school up to the last day of their senior year,” says Ronnie Edwards, Assistant Superintendent for School Leadership and Support.
An English Teacher and a Coach
Edwards started his career at Santa Fe ISD in 1991 as an English teacher and a coach. In 1992 he became a head basketball coach in Van Vleck ISD.
His teaching and coaching career also took him to Abilene ISD, but a few years later he returned to South Texas to Brazosport ISD as head basketball coach and an English teacher.
Former Katy High School Head Basketball Coach
In 1999, Edwards moved to Katy ISD as head basketball and physical education teacher at Katy High School.
Administration Roles in Fort Bend
Five years later he took a position at Fort Bend ISD at Kempner High School as a head coach and English teacher. It was in Fort Bend ISD that he first moved into administration as the Associate Principal at William B. Travis High School in 2009. Then in 2013, be became the Principal at John Foster Dulles High School.
Return to Katy
In 2016, Edwards returned to Katy ISD as the Principal of Mayde Creek High School.
“As a former principal, I can relate with the struggles and strengths of campus leaders,” says Edwards. “I look forward to working with them and staff from across the district to ensure this growing school district continues providing an A+ education.”
Edwards holds a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education with a minor in English from Tarleton State University and a Master of Education in Administration and Supervision from the University of Houston – Victoria.