Deeadra Brown Named Principal of MacArthur High School
Deeadra Brown has worked in Irving ISD since 2012. Before becoming the principal at Cardwell Prep, she first served as a campus leader at MacArthur High School. Prior to Irving, she served DeSoto ISD from 1996 to 2012. She worked as a teacher and coach at DeSoto High School before serving as the school’s Dean of Students and as an assistant principal at the DeSoto High School Freshman Campus. Prior to her teaching and leadership positions in DeSoto, Deeadra Brown taught and coached at Travis Middle School in Amarillo.
“MacArthur High School has a strong tradition of success and school pride, and I am so excited to be returning to the MacArthur family,” says Brown. “I look forward to serving the teachers, students, parents and community again.”
Brown holds an associate’s degree from South Plains Junior College, a bachelor’s degree from Cameron University and a Master of Education from Texas A&M University-Commerce. She is a member of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, the Texas Association for Secondary School Principals and Delta Sigma Theta. She’s been nominated to Who’s Who Among High School Teachers and earned the Employee of the Year honor in 2009 for the DeSoto Freshman Campus.
Brown will begin serving in her new role July 1.