Dr. Veronica Garza is excited to serve as the principal of Carroll Elementary School in Sheldon ISD. She is passionate about working with students, and she has made a personal commitment to put students first in every decision she makes as a campus leader. Dr. Garza has approximately 20 years of educational experience that have helped shape her into the leader that she is today.

Dr. Garza has worked as a classroom teacher, a campus instructional coach, a lead teacher, and an assistant principal, all in Galena Park ISD. In each of these roles, she has worked alongside great mentors, both at the campus and district level, who have provided her with a plethora of leadership opportunities that have helped her develop the skills that are required to lead a campus effectively. 

Dr. Garza has made a commitment to grow as a leader, and she has made education a priority in order to build her capacity as a campus principal. She has her doctorate in educational leadership with a specialization in superintendency from University of Houston - Clear Lake, a master’s degree in educational administration from Lamar University, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Texas A&M University. 

It has been Dr. Garza’s dream to serve as a campus principal, and she is excited to work with the stakeholders of Carroll Elementary to help all students succeed. “I am eager to begin serving the Carroll Elementary and Sheldon ISD community,” said Dr. Garza. “In partnership with our families and staff, I look forward to continuing the success that the school has already achieved as we set our sights on what’s best for students. That said, I am prepared to fulfill my calling and work alongside the community and staff of Carroll Elementary in order for students to feel safe, develop positive character traits, and reach their maximum potential academically!”