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Nadine Johnson Elementary Welcomes New Principal Lindsie Almquist

Hutto ISD has named Lindsie Almquist as the new principal of Nadine Johnson Elementary School.  Mrs. Almquist officially took over leadership of NJES on May 6.

Mrs. Lindsie O’Neill Almquist has served public education for 10 years in the central Texas area. Most recently, she served Jarrell ISD as a principal and director. She also has led campuses in Lockhart and Buckholts ISD.

Mrs. Almquist was named the Texas Association of Secondary School Principals (TASSP) Principal of the Year for Region 13 in 2018. She helps Raise Your Hand Texas (RYHT), a non-profit that supports principals with campus improvement work, as a Regional Director. Mrs. Almquist is a part of the Texas Association of Latino Administrators (TALAS) cohort 4. She has served TASSP as a Board Member and has been a part of the TASSP Senate Youth Scholarship Selection Committee & Instructional Leadership Committee. Mrs. Almquist has volunteered as an educational member of the Jarrell Coalition and the Zion Lutheran Church Summer Education Committee.

She helped start the Central Texas Leadership Consortium (CTLC) where principals work together through a PLC model to grow and learn from each other. Mrs. Almquist has been featured as the Texas 4-H Alumni Spotlight & in the Advancing Educational Leadership (AEL) training videos for administrators in the state of Texas.

Mrs. Almquist graduated with her bachelors in science from Texas A&M University. She attended Texas State University for her masters in educational leadership. She is currently attending The University of Texas at Austin for her doctorate of education through the Cooperative Superintendency Program (CSP) cohort 28 where she plans to graduate Summer 2019 as Dr. Almquist.

Mrs. Almquist adores and loves her husband, Mr. Cody Almquist. Together they have a daughter, Ellis (2 years old), and son, Briggs (1-year-old). Mrs. Almquist loves spending time with her family and traveling. She and her family are glad to be a part of #HippoNation! Mrs. Almquist is honored to serve as Nadine Johnson Elementary School’s principal. Follow her on Twitter @servingkids or email her at to connect.

photo of Lindsie Almquist