• Meet our Principal

    • Principal Shields  

            Principal: Amber Shields

            Email: amshields@dallasisd.org


      N.W. Harllee Early Childhood Center
      1216 E. 8th St
      Dallas, Texas 75203
      Office: (972) 925-6500

      About our principal.... hawk logo

      Mrs. Amber Shields is a proud product of Dallas ISD, attending N.W. Harllee Elementary School and ultimately graduating from Skyline High School.  She attended the University of Texas in Austin, and upon graduating, began her teaching career in Fort Worth as a Kindergarten teacher, then became a Reading Interventionist. Mrs. Shields loved the education she was provided in Dallas ISD and wanted to give back to the district who gave her so much.

      In Dallas ISD, Mrs. Shields has served as a 3rd grade Reading teacher, Reading Instructional Coach, and Assistant Principal. During her teaching career, she went back to school to obtain her Master's Degree from Southern Methodist University in Educational Leadership. As a Dallas ISD assistant principal, Mrs. Shields supported Pre-K through 2nd grade teachers with a heavy emphasis on helping our youngest learners learn to read. She has a true passion for early childhood education and equipping students with a solid foundation to prepare them for all the places they may go. Mrs. Shields is a wife and a proud mother of three. Her hobbies include spending time with her family, trying new cuisine, and traveling.