Principal, Travis Elementary School (HISD)
David Church is the principal at Travis Elementary School in Houston ISD. He previously served as the teacher specialist at Oak Forest Elementary School. Church has worked with teachers to strengthen instructional practices, including developing thinking dispositions in students using Project Zero tools and resources. He has participated in the Project Zero Classroom both as a teacher and a fellow and has been active with the Houston Learning Network. He began his career with HISD in 2002 as a 4th-grade teacher first at Travis Elementary School and then at Oak Forest Elementary School. Church has a bachelor’s degree from Creighton University and master’s degrees from Marquette University and Prairie View A&M University.