Jennifer Russell is the 2016 - 2017 Phillips Elementary Assistant Principal. She is transitioning into her administrative role after serving Kaufman ISD as a special education counselor for the past 10 years. With 17 years of educational experience, Mrs. Russell taught at the junior high level, worked with at-risk students, and counseled grades 1-12. Mrs. Russell’s high school biology teacher instilled her love for science and inspired her to cultivate rewarding relationships that positively impact students while serving as their advocate. Making decisions based on what is best for students and creating an optimal learning environment for students are top priorities for Mrs. Russell. Outside of school, she enjoys her time with family, friends, shopping, exploring new restaurants.
A favorite quote:
“I do my thing and you do your thing. I am not in this world to live up to your expectations, and you are not in this world to live up to mine. You are you, and I am I, and if by chance we find each other, it's beautiful.