District announces Clear Creek principal
De Soto USD 232 on Tuesday announced the appointment of Carrie Handy as principal at Clear Creek Elementary School.
Handy has been the interim principal since April 9, when principal Mike Stithem stepped down.
Handy previously spent five years at Clear Creek’s learning coach. As learning coach she assisted teachers with plans and strategies to improve academic performance.
In a news release, Superintendent Ron Wimmer said Handy was the right person for the job.
“It became evident to us, based on feedback from staff and parents, Mrs. Handy is the right person to provide skilled leadership at Clear Creek,” Wimmer said in the release. “She has the full support of the Board of Education as she guides the school on the path of continuous improvement. We look forward to great success for the children and teachers of Clear Creek.”