Director of Safety and Security
Jay Huffty

Safety and Security

Early Childhood Learning Center - 979-277-3770

  • Melissa Boenker

Alton Elementary School - 979-277-3871

  • Michael Ogg (Head Principal)
  • Sheridan Maltoa

Brenham Elementary School - 979-277-3880

  • Steven Siemsglusz (Head Principal)
  • Natalie James

Krause Elementary School - 979-277-3860

  • Jillian Wilke (Head Principal)
  • Toni Schwartz

Brenham Middle School - 979-277-3845

  • Erin Thibodeaux (Head Principal)
  • Ted Ferretti
  • Pam Plagens

Brenham Junior High School - 979-277-3830

  • Michael Watts (Head Principal)
  • Kirk Still
  • Kelsey Lopez

Brenham High School - 979-277-3800

  • Jennifer Griffin (Head Principal)
  • Adrian Woods 
  • Jessica Toliver 
  • Brian Walker 
  • Aaron Smithers 

Pride Academy - 979-277-3890

  • Allan Colvin (Head Principal)
  • Don Silvy

    Brenham Junior High School

    • Sergeant Snowden
    • Corporal Ortega

    Brenham High School 

    • Corporal Kasprowicz
    • Officer Malinowski
    Brenham ISD Safety & Security Committee Meetings
    The Brenham ISD Safety & Security Committee will meet on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at 5:30pm at Brenham High School Library (Agenda).  Contact Jamie Woodall at for more information.  The next meeting has not been set.
    Brenham ISD School Safety & Security Committee Members
    Name Organization/Position
    Snowden, John Brenham Police Department/Sergeant
    Barrera, Heidi Parent
    Boggan, Craig Social Studies Teacher
    Chaplin, Tylor Brenham ISD/Superintendent
    Lange, Natalie Brenham ISD/Board of Trustees, President
    Raven, Kelvin Brenham ISD/Board of Trustees, Member
    Ruemke, Bryan WC Office of Emergency Management/Emergency Management Coordinator
    Wilson, Catina Parent
    Below are various resources related to Health and Safety. 
    • As there will continue to be media coverage on school crisis events in the coming days and weeks, consider starting the conversation in a way that will invite your child into the conversation and avoid making them defensive.

      One way of doing that is making your child or student "the expert." So instead of mentioning the shooting and asking whether your child or student is anxious, consider framing it as, "There has been some coverage in the news about the recent school shooting. What have you heard?” And then just listen. Sometimes youth will answer “I don’t know” as a quick response to get adults to back off. When we are quiet and give them a moment to think about it and let them know that we really care about their answer, they will often give us answers which provide insight into their thoughts and concerns. We often jump in too quickly to reassure youth, which stops the conversation at that point. What they really want, and need, is for us to listen to them. It is far more effective to ask them to tell us more and come from a “curious” approach rather than giving them a lesson or lecture. Then, engage your child or student in conveying their thoughts about a range of ideas or possible solutions.

      The greatest outcome of these conversations is when we leave youth knowing that we are willing to talk with them about anything and that we want to hear what they have to say.  The Texas School Safety Center has developed A Parent’s Guide to School Safety Toolkit and Cyber Safety and Digital Responsibility: A Parent's Guide for you to use as resources for parents.

    Report Bullying and any of your Health & Safety Concerns HERE! - This is a reporting option for students, parents, and staff when a concern for self, others, and/or property is felt by an individual.  Brenham ISD has resources to respond to these concerns in a variety of ways.


    Bark for Schools uses industry-leading, machine-learning algorithms to continually monitor our students’ Gmail messages, Gchat conversations, and Google Drive documents.  When problems are detected, Bark will notify the specific staff who need to know via email. Parents may monitor their child’s school account by signing up at THIS LINK


    CRCGs are county-based groups of local partners and community members who work with parents, caregivers, children, youth, and adults with complex needs to identify and coordinate services and supports. They help people whose needs can’t be met by one single agency and who would benefit from interagency coordination. They strive to meet the person’s and family’s needs with community-based solutions whenever possible.  Talk to your counselor for more information.


    A joint community partnership was formed to bring together youth, adults, police officers, university, and government officials to keep all residents safe during a traffic stop.


    Prevent Cyber Bullying

    Learn more about how you can recognize and prevent cyber bullying HERE.

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