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Tomball Independent School District

Melissa Baudoin Named New Tomball Elementary Principal

Melissa Baudoin Named New Tomball Elementary Principal
Melissa Baudoin - TES

TOMBALL –  Tomball ISD is excited to announce Melissa Baudoin as the new Principal of Tomball Elementary. She will take over after Spring Break for Chad Schmidt, who will shift his focus to becoming the new Principal of West Elementary that opens this Fall.

“We are so excited to name Mrs. Baudoin as the next Tomball Elementary Principal,” said Dr. George Flores, Assistant Superintendent of Elementary Schools. “Mrs. Baudoin has played an integral role in transforming the educational experience for students at Tomball Elementary over the last few years. With her dedication to TES and strong background in instructional leadership, we know that she is the right leader to carry on the success of Tomball Elementary for many years to come.”

Mrs. Baudoin brings over 15 years of experience in education and has served since 2020 as your Assistant Principal at Tomball Elementary. She is no stranger to Tomball ISD, having joined the District back in 2013 as a fifth grade math teacher at Timber Creek Elementary. After one year in that role, she was elevated to a Campus Math/Science Specialist at TCES where she served from 2014-2017 before transitioning into the same role at Northpointe Intermediate in 2017. 

After two successful stints as a Campus Specialist where she was named a two-time A+ Teacher, Mrs. Baudoin accepted her first campus leadership role as an AP at TES in 2020.

Not only does Mrs. Baudoin bring administrative experience but extensive classroom experience as well. She began her teaching career in 2008 in Katy ISD. Mrs. Baudoin has continued to dedicate time to professional development, serving on the N2 Learning Administrative Leadership Cohort and was a part of the Tomball ISD Administrative Leadership Cohort from 2017-2019.

Mrs. Baudoin earned her degree in Education from Texas State University and her Masters of Educational Leadership from Lamar University. 

What made you want to remain at TES and become the new campus Principal?
“I have been so blessed to work alongside the most amazing teachers as we serve a community of students and families that I have grown to love tremendously at Tomball Elementary School.  I am honored and humbled at the opportunity to move into the role of Principal and continue the journey of excellence.”

What is it about education that you love so much? 
“The success of students, both as scholars and good citizens in our community, is my focus each and every day.  Seeing their successes and celebrating the growth of each of our students is what I love most about working in Tomball ISD.”

What can the TES community expect from you as their next campus leader?
“We will remain focused on high levels of learning for all students and building a stronger partnership with our families and community members as we work together to positively impact the lives of every student that attends TES.”

Why Tomball ISD?
“Tomball ISD beautifully balances high expectations and a focus on student success with a small town, home feel.  Since I came to Tomball ISD in 2013, I have been proud to call this district my home and I am proud to raise my own children as #TESProud Cougars!”

Tomball ISD educates students to become responsible, productive citizens by providing innovative, individually rigorous, and personally valuable educational experiences. Founded in 1908, Tomball ISD now encompasses 83 square miles in northwest Harris County and southwest Montgomery County, and is located approximately 30 miles from downtown Houston. The district currently educates over 22,000 students across 23 campuses.

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