• OUR TEAM

    The Learning & Innovation Team is a networked group of individuals all serving in a variety of leadership charges.  The team's purpose is to utilize individual strengths collectively and collaboratively to share the Dripping Springs ISD vision and mission both locally and globally through a variety of avenues.

  • ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT OF LEARNING & INNOVATION

    Dr. Nicole Poenitzsch  

    DR. NICOLE POENITZSCH

     

    In her position at Dripping Springs ISD, Dr. Poenitzsch oversees the Learning & Innovation Department, which covers all areas of teaching and learning for the district as well as includes working closely with administrators at each campus to plan the learning experiences for all students.

    Dr. Poenitzsch received her Bachelor of Arts and Science degree from Texas Tech University, her Master of Education (education administration) from the University of Houston-Victoria, and her Doctorate of Education (executive leadership) from Texas A&M University.

     

     

  •  COORDINATORS FOR LEARNING & INNOVATION

     Katie Henry

    KATIE HENRY

    Instructional Coordinator

    Personalized Learning Systems Coordinator

    Accelerated Learning Coordinator

    512.858.3071

     Mandy Turner

    MANDY TURNER

    Instructional Designer

    Professional Learning Coordinator

    Gifted and Talented Co-Coordinator

    512.858.3081

  • FACILITATORS OF LEARNING & INNOVATION (FLI)

     Karen Tiller

    KAREN TILLER 

    Dripping Springs HS 

     

    Amy Caldera  

    AMY CALDERA 

    Dripping Springs MS 

     

     Misty Maxwell

    MISTY MAXWELL

    Sycamore Springs MS

     

     

    Rachel Amrine

    RACHEL AMRINE

    Rooster Springs Elem.

     

    Lindsey Herring

    LINDSEY HERRING

    Dripping Springs Elem.

     

    Jenny Sprague

    JENNIFER SPRAGUE

    Sycamore Springs Elem.

     

    Marisa Vickery

    MARISA VICKERY

    Walnut Springs Elem.

     

  • INSTRUCTIONAL FACILITATORS (IF)

    Mallory Shackelford

    MALLORY SHACKELFORD

    Dripping Springs MS

     

     Carla Bailey

    CARLA BAILEY

    Sycamore Springs

     

     Michael Kryszak

    MICHAEL KRYSZAK

    Sycamore Springs

     

     

    Amber Daige

    AMBER DAIGE

    Walnut Springs Elem.

     

    Stephanie Love  

    STEPHANIE LOVE

    Rooster Springs Elem.

     

    Vanessa Holmes

    VANESSA HOLMES

    Dripping Springs Elem.

     

     
  • SPECIAL SERVICES AND STUDENT SERVICES

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    KATHARINE MULLER

    Director of Special Services

     

    Kari Hibdon  

    KARI HIBDON

    Instructional Facilitator of Special Services

     

    Wendy Kubenka

    WENDY KUBENKA

    Instructional Facilitator of Learner Support Systems 

    Rhonda Whitman

    RHONDA WHITMAN

    Director of Compliance and Accountability