Leadership Team

Leadership Team 2017-05-18T17:39:09+00:00
Mike Tenney
Mike Tenney
As Head of School, Mike is responsible for the strategic planning and business operations of the school. Mike maintains a personal interest in the students who are considering the school by running the school admissions process. Mike is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and holds a Masters Degree in Engineering from the University of Florida. Mike is also a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School. Following his service as an U.S. Air Force officer, Mike worked as Operations Director for a defense contractor in San Antonio. Mike and his family moved back to Houston in 2007 for Mike to assume the role of school Director. Mike took over as the Head of School in 2009.
Catherine De La Rosa
Catherine De La Rosa
As Principal, Catherine is responsible for the daily operation of the school. Catherine is a native Houstonian. Catherine attended the University of Houston. She graduated with a Bachelor of Art degree in Elementary Education. She went on to earn a Masters Degree in Educational Supervision from the University of Houston. She has twenty years of experience in education, including eleven years as an administrator. She has worked in administration at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Catherine also has experience in both private and public schools.

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