Harrison named Assistant Principal A-D
September 30, 2014
Former head baseball coach Glen Harrison accepted the assistant principal position left vacant by Paul Martinez.
“I’m excited,” Harrison said. “It’s a challenge at the administrative level. The position requires a lot of sacrifice. They have one of the most difficult jobs, aside from teachers, since they’re dealing with so many things during school. I think it comes with a lot of responsibility. You really get to see the whole gambit.”
This is Harrison’s eighth year at Denton High. For the later half, he has assisted teachers, not students directly.
“I’ve been an instructional technologist the last four years so I haven’t been inside the classroom, but in that position, I’m mentoring more towards teachers,” Harrison said. “But with this position, I’m getting back to helping students.”
Harrison will juggle the new position while pursuing a doctorate degree.
“I’m in a part of my career where I know that it’s a time to go a different direction,” Harrison said. “I was ready for something new as well. Going the administrative route and mentoring teachers and students – that’s the next progression. I’m looking forward to it.”
Martinez accepted the head principal position at Calhoun Middle School on Sept. 4. Harrison’s official first day as administrator was Sept. 24, and he will oversee students with last names beginning with letters A-D.