Phone: 281-577-8840


Degrees and Certifications:

Dr. Donda Slaydon

What a great place to learn! My passion is helping students and teachers reach success. I have been with New Caney ISD for over 20 years. My background includes working with special programs with an emphasis in curriculum and instruction. My favorite thing about New Caney ISD is the multitude of educational opportunities available to our students. We strive daily to ensure our campus culture conveys to students that learning is a life long journey!

"Education, then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of man, - the balance-wheel of the social machinery." by Horace Mann

Assistant Principal -Campus Behavior Coordinator



Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Mariah Martinez

Mariah Martinez holds a Master’s degree in Reading from the University of St. Thomas in
Houston, TX and a Bachelor degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of
Houston-D. Ms. Martinez holds a Principal certification from Lamar University, Bilingual
certifications (1-6), Spanish (1-8), and Elementary Education (1-6).
Ms. Martinez has served New Caney Independent School District for the past 10 years in
several capacities. Dual language teacher (2-5), Dual language coordinator, Grade level
leader, and EL Instructional Coach. She has worked at Crippen Elementary (2yrs.), Aiken
Elementary (1yr), Tavola Elementary (5yr) and Keefer Crossing middle School.
Ms. Martinez is a dedicated lifelong learner and is excited to continue serving Keefer
Crossing MS as the 6th Assistant Principal. Her vision is to serve the KCMS Family by
establishing trust and relationships with all Stakeholders.