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Danielle Patterson Named New Principal at Sherry & Paul Hamm Elementary School

June 22, 2021

Danielle Patterson Named New Principal at Sherry & Paul Hamm Elementary School


Danielle Patterson was named the new principal of Sherry & Paul Hamm Elementary School at the monthly board meeting, June 21, 2021.


Mrs. Danielle Patterson continues her service in this new role at Sherry and Paul Hamm Elementary School Principal.  Mrs. Patterson has served students in public education for 14 years, including four years as the Assistant Principal of Amy Parks-Heath Elementary School and is currently a Rockwall ISD Elementary Summer School Principal.


In addition to her Rockwall campus leadership experience, she has served three years as an Assistant Principal at Tosch Elementary in Mesquite ISD.   Mrs. Patterson has experience as an Instructional Coach, curriculum writer, and educator in Mesquite ISD.


She earned a Master of Education in Educational Administration from Lamar University and a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies from Texas A&M - Commerce. Mrs. Patterson fills the position held by Mrs. Megan Smith, who accepted an administrative promotion in another District.


Mrs. Patterson’s professional experiences and accomplishments include:

  • Elementary Summer School Principal 2021;
  • Fourth year in Rockwall ISD (2017-2021);
  • Participant in the 2020 Rockwall ISD Aspiring Elementary Principal Academy;
  • Successful implementation of Campus-Wide Professional Learning Communities; and
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Positive Behavior Intervention Supports.