Principal

Mrs. Tamara Dugan

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Mrs. Tamara Dugan

Mrs. Dugan began her career in Fort Worth ISD in 1999 at Forest Oak Middle School as a 7th grade math teacher.  She earned a Master’s in Educational Administration in 2002 while teaching at Leonard Middle School. Mrs. Dugan was assistant principal at Mendoza Elementary and at Worth Heights Elementary, and, in 2004 was promoted to principal at Burton Hill Elementary where she served for 11 years. She became principal of John T. White Elementary in 2015.  She is married, has two grown sons, and two dogs. She enjoys traveling to Florida, gardening, baking, cross stitching, and fishing

Assistant Principal

Mrs. Caroline James

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Mrs. Caroline James

Mrs. James earned a bachelor’s degree in History and French from Trinity University in San Antonio. She also earned a master’s degree in education from Trinity University, graduating Phi Beta Kappa. She taught high school for five years in San Antonio public schools before returning to Trinity and earning a master’s degree in school administration.

Mrs. James served as a school administrator in Judson Independent School District in San Antonio for four years. After moving to Fort Worth in 2002, she taught in the Education Department at Texas Christian University for ten years.

Following TCU, Mrs. James served in Development at The Community Foundation of North Texas as well as area non-profits for six years before returning to the role of administrator at the Leadership Academy at John T. White Elementary School.

Mrs. James and husband Mark have two boys, Billy and Andrew.

Ms. Nikita Moye

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Ms. Nikita Moye

Ms. Moye is a native of Tulsa, Oklahoma; she began her career in Fort Worth ISD in 1997 at Carroll Peak Elementary School. She has served many schools throughout the district in her years as an educator. Ms. Moye earned a Master’s in Educational Administration from TCU while working in the FWISD Elementary Literacy Department. She has utilized her skills in literacy and leadership to impact the lives of many students.

Ms. Moye has served in leadership roles at Bill J. Elliott, Leadership Academy at Maude I. Logan, and now she is a part of the family at the Leadership Academy at John T. White. She is dedicated to ensuring all students receive a quality education and have all their emotional needs met as students in FWISD. In her spare time she loves to spend time with her son, family, and friends.