Degrees and Certifications:
Debbie Clark, Principal
Ms. Clark joined the district in 2005 as the principal of King Early Learning Academy. She began serving as principal at Zellars Elementary, which is a Title 1 campus, in 2007. As of the 2008-2009 school year, Zellars received for the first time an “Exemplary” rating from the Texas Education Agency. It also received the following Gold Performance awards: Commended in Reading & Math, and Comparable Improvement in Reading and Math.
Prior to joining our district, she was an Assistant Principal for two years and taught third grade as well as ESL (K-5th) for twelve years while in Denton. She provided district staff development trainings for ESL/Bilingual teachers as well as served as a rep for the District and Campus Leadership teams. She was named Teacher of the Year and was nominated as a Disney Teacher of the Year.
Mrs. Clark holds a Bachelor’s of Social Work, a Master’s in Education, as well as a Principal Certification from Texas Woman's University.