• Stephanie Amaya, Principal

    Principal Amaya


    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

    Antes de llegar a John Neely Bryan, se desempeñó como directora en la primaria John Ireland durante tres años, subdirectora en la primaria Arthur Kramer durante dos años y maestra bilingüe de kínder y ciencias de quinto grado. También trabajó en South Oak Cliff Feeder Pattern durante 3 años.

    Se enorgullece de graduarse de la Universidad del Norte de Texas, Go Mean Green y actualmente es estudiante de doctorado en la Universidad Bautista de Dallas.

    Ella cree que "al educar las mentes de nuestros jóvenes, no debemos olvidar educar sus corazones". - Dalai Lama


  • Angelica Kaegi, Assistant Principal


    AP Kaegi


    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

    Ella es una educadora dedicada con una valiosa experiencia. Antes de unirse a la familia JNB, fue subdirectora en Donald Leadership Academy en DISD. Ha enseñado lectura de segundo grado, kindergarten, cuarto grado y TAG.

    Obtuvo un B.S. de Bethel College en North Newton, Kansas y una maestría en liderazgo educativo de Texas A&M Commerce.

    Ella cree que "nuestro trabajo como maestros no es" preparar "a los niños para algo; nuestro trabajo es ayudar a los niños a aprender a prepararse para cualquier cosa". - A.J. Juliani


  • Nafia Hamilton, Assistant Principal

    AP Hamilton


    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

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