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Lori Robertson Named Principal of Paloma Creek Elementary

Denton ISD has selected Lori Robertson – who has been serving as the interim principal for the past several months – as the next principal of Paloma Creek Elementary, effective immediately.

Prior to serving as the interim principal, Ms. Robertson served as the assistant principal of Paloma Creek since 2022. She has 15 years of experience in education.

“I am honored to have the opportunity to serve our Braswell Zone as the next principal of Paloma Creek Elementary,” Ms. Robertson said. “I look forward to continuing to work alongside our dedicated staff and talented students. It is a privilege to partner with our families and community as we work to support our students through their educational journey. Together, we will build an even stronger culture of connecting, learning and thriving.”

Ms. Robertson began her educational career as a teacher at Meredith-Dunbar Elementary in Temple ISD, a role she held from 2009-2012.

From 2013-2015, Ms. Robertson served as a teacher at Ashland Elementary in Prince William County School in Virginia. While there, Ms. Robertson helped lead school-wide improvement that resulted in an increase on the Virginia Standards of Learning State Test from an overall ranking of No. 15 in 2013-2014 to No. 2 in 2014-2015.

In 2015, Ms. Robertson joined Wylie ISD, working at both Tibbals Elementary and Smith Elementary in Wylie ISD until 2022. While in Wylie ISD, Ms. Robertson led teachers through academic planning, accelerated instruction and student support initiatives. She also presented and implemented strategies on engaging teaching methods, building meaningful relationships and creating a positive, educational culture.

“Ms. Robertson’s robust skillset make her an ideal principal of Paloma Creek Elementary,” said Dr. Jeff Russell, Area Superintendent. “Having worked at Paloma Creek since 2022, Ms. Robertson has built connections with our families, students and staff. Those connections and her commitment to the success of all students will continue to propel Paloma Creek forward.”

Ms. Robertson received her bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies from Texas A&M University. She later received her master’s degree in educational leadership from Texas A&M University - Central Texas.