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Cartmill Named New LHS Harmon Principal

Lewisville ISD announces appointment of Joi Cartmill as the new principal of LHS Harmon 9th and 10th Grade Campus.

Joi Cartmill named new LHS Harmon principal. Lewisville ISD (LISD) announced June 11 the appointment of Joi Cartmill as the new principal of Lewisville High School Harmon 9th and 10th Grade Campus. 

“Being a Farmer has always been such an honor and privilege, and I am excited to serve the outstanding students and staff of Lewisville High School Harmon,” Cartmill said. “It is truly an honor to join the Long Maroon Line of the great leaders of Lewisville High School.”

Cartmill currently serves as an assistant principal at Lewisville High School (LHS). Prior to transitioning into administration in 2016, Cartmill served as the school’s head varsity co-ed cheer coach for 11 years. She also taught in the school’s Special Education department as an English teacher for nine years and then served as an AVID teacher for two years.

Since joining LISD and the Fighting Farmer family 15 years ago, Cartmill has played an active role on campus. She facilitates campus Admission, Review and Dismissal (ARD) meetings, leads the Language Proficiency Assessment Committee and has developed and coordinated campus professional development opportunities. In addition, since 2013, she has coordinated and hosted all LHS National Signing Day ceremonies.

At the district level, Cartmill has served on numerous leadership committees including the Leadership Matters, HBCU College Fair, LISD Be Kind, Restorative Discipline Work Group, Teacher Evaluation and LISD Partnerships' Career Out committees. Cartmill was also named a finalist for LISD’s Secondary Assistant Principal of the Year in 2017-18.

“Ms. Cartmill is a servant leader and dedicated educator,” LISD Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kevin Rogers said. “She is a Fighting Farmer through and through, and will be a tremendous fit at Harmon. I am confident students and staff will thrive under her guidance and leadership.” 

Cartmill is a graduate of Illinois State University, where she double-majored and received her Bachelor of Science in Community Health Education as well as Exercise Science. She also earned a Master of Educational Administration from Concordia University. Cartmill has her principal certificate (EC-12), and holds certifications for English/Language Arts/Reading (8-12), Special Education (EC-12), Physical Education (EC-12) and Generic Special Education (PK-12). She is a member of the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals.

Cartmill has a daughter who is entering her sophomore year and is also a proud Fighting Farmer.