Humble ISD taps Crosby High principal to serve as deputy superintendent
Crosby High School Principal Terry Perkins will take become Deputy Superintendent for Humble ISD beginning this summer. He will take over for current Deputy Superintendent Roger Brown, who plans to retire sometime after this school year.
Perkins will finish the remainder of the school year as principal of CHS and officiate the graduation ceremony on May 31, CISD said in a statement.
His first day with Humble ISD will be June 1, according to a district spokesperson. Brown will help Perkins transition into the role over the summer before his retirement becomes official.
Perkins’ experience includes 21 years in education and 20 years of military service. Perkins has served as Crosby High School Principal since 2016. Prior to joining Crosby ISD, Perkins worked in Humble ISD as a teacher and administrator.
He was a government teacher and basketball coach at Humble High School and an economics teacher at Atascocita High School. He moved into administration by serving as an assistant principal at Ross Sterling Middle School and at Kingwood Park High School before becoming an Associate Principal at Atascocita High School. Before Humble ISD, he worked for Fort Bend and Mineral Wells ISDs.
“We are excited for the opportunity he has to continue growing professionally in a district that recognizes his talent and welcomes his return. Undoubtedly, his presence and leadership will be missed, but we are grateful for the hard work and time he has given to Crosby Independent School District,” CISD officials said in the release.
Perkins earned his master’s degree from Sam Houston State University and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin. From 1989 to 2009, he served in the Army National Guard, advancing to the rank of Major. His military career included planning, leading and directing the operations of a 740-soldier cavalry squadron on an overseas deployment to Egypt.
Perkins grew up in Brownwood, Texas. He lives in Humble with his wife Brandi, who is a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology in Humble ISD, and together, they have six children, five of whom are school-age and attend Humble ISD schools.
“Humble ISD is home, and I am so excited about working with everyone who makes up the Humble ISD Family,” Perkins said. “Together, we will continue to focus on providing students and families with the best educational experiences possible.”
Brown joined Humble ISD in 2014 and served as Associate Superintendent of Support Services. He became Deputy Superintendent in 2017. Brown is retiring after serving in a variety of roles with the district, such as Chief Academics Officer, Facilities Director and Deputy Superintendent.