Stephanie Amaya, Principal
Prior to coming to John Neely Bryan, she served as principal at John Ireland Elementary for three years, Assistant Principal at Arthur Kramer Elementary for two years, & bilingual Kindergarten and 5th grade science teacher. She also worked in the South Oak Cliff Feeder Pattern for 3 years.
She is a proud graduate of the University of North Texas, Go Mean Green and is currently a doctoral student at Dallas Baptist University.
She believes "When educating the minds of our youth, we must not forget to educate their. hearts." - Dalai lama
Angelica Kaegi, Assistant Principal
She is a dedicated educator with valuable experience. Before joining the JNB family, she was an Assistant Principal at Donald Leadership Academy in DISD. She has taught 2nd grade, kindergarten, 4th grade reading and TAG.
She earned a B.S. from Bethel College in North Newton, Kansas and a M.Ed Educational Leadership from Texas A&M Commerce.
She believes "Our job as teachers is not to "prepare" kids for something; our job is to help kids learn to prepare themselves for anything." - A.J. Juliani
Nafia Hamilton, Assistant Principal
She began her teaching career in 2009 in Denver Public Schools where she paid it forward and taught in the neighborhood where she was born and raised. In DPS she taught 4th and 5th grade. Since joining DISD in 2015, she has served as a classroom teacher & district Personalized Learning Coordinator.
She is an esteemed graduate of Norfolk State University with a master's degree from University of Phoenix in Educational Leadership.
She believes "Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family. – Kofi Annan