West Brook High gets new principal

Dr. Diana Valdez

Hardin-Jefferson High School Principal Dr. Diana Valdez will now head Beaumont Independent School District’s West Brook High School in the 2016-17 school year, the BISD Board of Managers announced during a meeting Tuesday, June 21. Current interim West Brook principal Kristi Fuselier is expected to stay in the district as principal of the BISD Early College High School.

Valdez brings 23 years of education experience to the position, six of those years served as an assistant principal at West Brook, and 13 years as a social studies teacher. She holds a master’s degree in educational administration and a doctoral degree in educational leadership from Lamar University.