DEAN MAYA WEATHERTON
Maya Weatherton is the Dean of Relay Houston. Prior to the role of Dean, Maya was the Director of Teacher Residency for Relay Houston. In this role, Maya was responsible for teaching and coaching incoming teacher residents. Before coming to Relay, Maya served as Principal of Foerster Elementary in the Houston Independent School District. There she dramatically turned around student performance, student and teacher attendance, and teacher morale. She did exemplary work for students in HISD for 16 years, including winning numerous awards for work as a teacher, regional curriculum specialist, assistant principal, and principal in at-risk schools.
Maya graduated from Paul Quinn College, earned her Masters in Educational Administration from Texas Southern University, and is part of the prestigious Rice Education Entrepreneurship Program. She is currently a doctoral student at North Central University, where she is pursuing a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership.