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New Florence Middle School Principal Named

Posted Date: 05/09/2023

New Florence Middle School Principal Named

By a unanimous vote, the Florence ISD Board of Trustees approved Tarah Staton as the Florence Middle School Principal beginning with the 2023-2024 school year at a Special Called Meeting on May 8th.  

With over 18 years in education experience, Mrs. Staton holds a B.A. in Secondary Education from Northwestern University in Kirkland, WA and a Masters’ in Education Administration from Grand Canyon University.  Mrs. Staton is currently serving as Assistant Principal at McNeil High School in Round Rock ISD.  She has also served as Assistant Principal at Wagner Middle School in Georgetown ISD.

According to Mrs. Staton, “My calling is to help others meet or exceed their potential by providing support, utilizing proper motivation techniques, and creating independence within the individual to meet these goals.”

Superintendent Rick Kirkpatrick says, “Mrs. Staton brings to Florence ISD a deep understanding of how to reach kids.  Having been a successful coach and an assistant principal at both high school and junior high school levels, she knows the importance of the crucial middle years and impact it has on our students’ success”.  

Please join us in welcoming Mrs. Staton to the Herd!