Whitehouse Independent School District filled 13 district positions during Monday night’s school board meeting.

Sandi Jones will serve Whitehouse ISD as Cain Elementary Principal. Jones comes from Jacksonville ISD and brings 25 years of service in education, with eight in administration. During her time at Jacksonville, Jones was principal of West Side Elementary. Jones was one of only 10 principals in the nation to receive the 2010 National Terrel H. Bell Leadership Award, given for outstanding school leadership and the vital role the recipient plays in overcoming challenging circumstances.

Jones has been married to her high school sweetheart Brian for 31 years. The two grew up in Houston and moved to East Texas after Sandi graduated from the University of Houston. Together they have two children, Jacob and Jon and a two-month-old grandson, Beau. "I am so excited to join Whitehouse ISD and be a part of such a great school district,” Jones said.

Stacey Noble has been named Reading, English Language Arts and Social Studies Instructional Consultant. Noble comes to Whitehouse ISD from Tyler ISD and brings 24 years of service in education. During her time at Tyler ISD, Noble served as instructional coach and literacy facilitator. One of the key aspects of Noble’s position at WISD is to provide leadership and expertise and to ensure instruction is effective and positive for each student in the areas of reading/language arts and social studies.

Noble has been married to her husband Shane for 25 years and together they have two children, Kaitlyn and Madison. “I have been blessed with great experiences in the area of literacy and I want to positively affect others in that area as well,” Noble said. “Whitehouse ISD has a great reputation and I am honored to be here.”

Teachers hired during Monday’s school board meeting include Allison Adams, Sandra Boucher, Kristen Brody, Teresa Cassels, Laura Chapman, Rebecca Clements, Emily Farmer, Sharon Garner, Erica Miller, Kristy O’Bannon and Ciara O’Neal.