Joyce Godwin |Joyce@CedarbrookMedia.com-
Baker Elementary School parents received a letter recently from their beloved principal Garry Gorman stating he would be make a big change.
“I wish I could have shared this with all of you in person, but sometimes things fall into place when you least expect it,” he wrote. “I have been given a great opportunity for growth and with a heavy heart will be taking on a new adventure as the Executive Director of Elementary Learning in Red Oak ISD.”
Readers may remember that another beloved then Prosper educator, Dr. Mike Goddard, left Prosper for a great opportunity in which he is now Superintendent at Red Oak ISD.
Goddard said, “Garry and I have known each other for 15 years. I recruited him to Prosper. He’s a phenomenal educator and person of integrity. He will oversee all the Elementary Curriculum and Instruction in Red Oak and will partner with principals to be amazing. Garry builds leaders. He did that in Prosper and now he has an opportunity to do that at an even deeper level in Red Oak. He has left Baker Elementary in a great place and they will continue moving forward I am sure. Red Oak ISD is thrilled he will be an influence on our students and staff.”
In his letter, Gorman also stated “Baker will always hold a special place in my heart. The Baker staff will continue to support and care for each and every family, and I have full confidence that Prosper will select the right person to lead the charge at Baker Elementary. When a final decision has been made, a formal announcement will be sent to the Baker Community. Until that time, please feel free to reach out to Ms. Kristen Patterson, Baker Assistant Principal, if you need anything. I consider you part of my family and ‘Thank You’ for an amazing five years at Baker Elementary.”