Justin Vercher named principal of Peterson Elementary School
Justin Vercher named principal of Peterson Elementary School
Posted on 06/15/2017
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Justin Vercher
Justin Vercher

Northwest ISD’s administration has named Justin Vercher as the new principal of Peterson Elementary School in Fort Worth, placing a leader with a well-regarded ability to build strong community relationships at the helm of the school.

“Mr. Vercher has been a tremendous asset to our school district, currently serving as principal of our Chisholm Trail Middle School in Rhome,” said Dr. Ryder Warren, superintendent of schools. “He is a true leader, motivator, encourager and a positive role model. He will make a positive impact in the school community.”

Mr. Vercher has been the principal of the district’s Chisholm Trail Middle School since 2015. Previously, he served as principal of Watauga Elementary School in Birdville ISD. He has 12 years of additional school administration experience, serving as a principal in Forney ISD and assistant principal in Katy ISD. Mr. Vercher’s teaching experience includes kindergarten, first grade and physical education.

“I am looking forward to joining the Peterson Elementary School community,” Mr. Vercher said. “As a former elementary school teacher, I am excited to be able to work alongside students, staff and the community in creating a foundation for future ready environments for all students to be successful.”

Mr. Vercher holds a master’s degree in education management from the University of Houston and a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Sterling College. He is a member of the National Distinguished Principals State Selection Committee and the Principals’ Visioning Institute. He has served on numerous committees, which include strategic planning and leadership design.

Mr. Vercher’s new at Peterson Elementary School is effective immediately. A new principal for Chisholm Trail Middle School will be announced this summer.