The Waxahachie ISD Board of Trustees and administration has named Christi C. Kubin as the new principal of Clift Elementary School.  

Kubin brings more than 15 years of educational and leadership experience to the district. For the past two years, Kubin has served as assistant principal at Clift Elementary. As assistant principal, Kubin was responsible for improving instructional programs, providing effective professional development for instructors and staff, and has built strong school-community partnerships.  

Prior to coming to Waxahachie ISD, Kubin served as both a regular and special education teacher in Ennis ISD for 12 years where she was a fourth and fifth grade math, science, social studies, and content mastery teacher. During her time in the classroom, Kubin was a team leader, a UIL Listening Skills Coach, and served as a Special Education Mentor and Team Leader.  

Kubin also served on the district wide Educational Improvement Committee.  In 2004 and 2007, Kubin was named a Teacher of the Year Kinzie Award Finalist for Ennis ISD.  

Kubin holds a bachelor of arts from the University of Oklahoma and a master of education from Texas A&M University-Commerce. She is certified in principalship, regular education 1-8, and special education.  

“We are extremely pleased to name Mrs. Christi Kubin as the new principal of Clift Elementary,” said David S. Truitt, Waxahachie ISD interim superintendent. “Mrs. Kubin has a proven track record for academic success and her leadership skills are impeccable. We look forward to the talent and enthusiasm she will bring to the campus and community.”

Kubin is also looking forward to her new role at Clift Elementary.

“Two years ago, Waxahachie ISD opened a new school to serve its growing population,” she said. “Clift Elementary was fortunate in obtaining an outstanding staff that shared a vision of building positive community relations, combining diverse cultures, offering effective academic interventions, and establishing a new tradition of excellence. I am honored to be named as its new principal, and look forward to leading the Clift Nation while continuing this shared mission.”