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Girlinghouse Named New Valley Ridge Elementary Principal

Lewisville ISD announces appointment of Lindsey Girlinghouse as the new principal of Valley Ridge Elementary

Lindsey GirlinghouseLewisville ISD (LISD) announced June 29 the appointment of Lindsey Girlinghouse as the new principal of Valley Ridge Elementary. 

“I am so excited to continue my journey in education with the LISD family,” Girlinghouse said. “I look forward to serving the community and building a love for learning alongside an incredible staff.” 

Girlinghouse currently serves as an assistant principal at Brinker Elementary in Plano ISD, a position she has held since 2016. She takes over for current Valley Ridge principal Rachel Garrett, who recently accepted a position in the district’s central administration.

Prior to being named assistant principal at Brinker Elementary, Girlinghouse served as the assistant principal at Aldridge Elementary and Carlisle Elementary in Plano ISD. She also spent eight years teaching for Louisiana public schools.

“We are pleased to welcome Ms. Girlinghouse to the LISD family” Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kevin Rogers said. “She is a dedicated educator committed to student success. I am confident the students and staff at the LISD STEM Academy at Valley Ridge will continue to thrive under her direction.”

A graduate of Louisiana State University, Girglinghouse received her Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and a Master of Education in Education Leadership. Her certifications include Principal (EC-12) and Teacher Evaluation & Support System.