Shawn Creswell is an active practitioner in Professional Learning Communities at Work®. With over 20 years of experience in education, she has served as a classroom teacher, assistant principal, principal, and district director of curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
Shawn Creswell is an active practitioner and is leading the work as campus principal of a new preK–6 campus in the 2022–23 school year. The large Texas school district she works in is located north of Houston. With over 20 years of experience in education, she has served as a classroom teacher, middle school assistant principal, principal of a K–6 campus, and district director of curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
Shawn is an experienced administrator who is passionate about exceptional learning and growth for all students. She is committed to adding value to every child and believes this can be accomplished in all schools. Shawn has worked in both urban and suburban settings and has the knowledge and expertise to help transform schools.
Under Shawn’s leadership as principal, Coulson Tough K–6 School in Texas received certification as a High Reliability School at Level 1 in 2019 and at Level 2 in 2020. Through the implementation of the PLC at Work® process, Coulson Tough had dramatic and sustained student growth during the six years Shawn was campus principal. In the spring of 2020, Coulson Tough was recognized as a Model PLC at Work school through Solution Tree. In addition, Coulson Tough was the second school in the United States to receive distinctions as both a High Reliability School and Model PLC at Work school.
Shawn earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Illinois State University and a master’s degree in educational administration from Sam Houston State University.
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