Dr. Benjamin Bostick is a three time graduate of Sam Houston State University. First, with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Business and teacher certification. Then, with a Masters of Education in Education Administration, and most recently with an Educational Doctorate in Educational Leadership. He has spent the past 12 years in education working in schools in North Houston. From teaching Science and serving as an Assistant Principal in Aldine ISD to serving as the Associate Principal of Wells MS in Spring ISD. Dr. Bostick was named Principal of Dueitt Middle School in 2013 a week before being married to the love of his life and fellow educator, Charity Bostick. Charity is a Literacy Specialist in Aldine ISD, and the couple are expecting their first child in December of 2016.
Dueitt middle school prepares students to excel wholistically and transition into respectful, responsible citizens, who are lifelong learners. Dr. Bostick has been working to continue the great tradition of excellence at Dueitt for the past 3 years and achieve this mission. At Dueitt, we seek to ensure all students are able to participate in as many learning experiences as possible both in the classroom and through our extra curricular activities.
Amanda Kelly has worked at Dueitt Middle School since 2012. Prior to becoming an Assistant Principal, she taught ELA and Science, served as department chair and family leader, and coached cheerleading and cross country. She previously taught second grade Math and Science in Klein ISD. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from University of Houston-Downtown, a Master of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Texas A&M University, and is currently completing coursework for a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Urban Education at Texas A&M University. She is married and she and her husband Jason have a farm-full of four-legged children. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and being outdoors.
Trenn Russell is a wife and mother of four beautiful kids. She lives in the Spring ISD school district. She is currently the associate principal at Dueitt Middle School and is entering her third year with the district. She served as the principal of Houston Can Academy-North Charter School for 3 years and was the assistant principal of curriculum and instruction for 1 year. She served as a middle school math department chair and 8th grade team leader for the Cyfair Independent School District for four years. She also taught math and served as a special education teacher for four years for Savannah Chatham Public Schools in Savannah, Georgia. Trenn Russell has a B.A. and M.P.H. in Health Administration and a Masters of Education in Special Education from Armstrong Atlantic State University. She currently volunteers with a youth baseball organization in her free time because she sees the relationship between school and extra-curricular activities.
Daniel Garcia-Ascanio began his teaching career at Spring ISD and has had the opportunity of teaching at Roberson Middle School, Twin Creeks Middle School, and Westfield High School. He has taught a variety of social studies courses including US History, World History, Economics, and World Geography. Prior to entering the education profession, Daniel served active duty in the U.S. Army as an armored officer. Daniel recently completed his military service with the Texas Army National Guard with the rank of Captain and ten years of military service. Daniel earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Florida and a Master of Education degree in Administration and Supervision from the University of Houston. He is married and has a seven-year-old son. In his spare time, Daniel enjoys making Youtube videos with his son.