Tyler Independent School District recently named Mr. Brandon Chandler as Principal of Andy Woods Elementary School. Mr. Chandler will join Tyler ISD later this month.

“I look forward to celebrating the traditions of Andy Woods Elementary School and also creating new traditions,” Mr. Chandler said. “As principal, I will focus on ensuring that all students are successful.”

Mr. Chandler comes to Tyler ISD from Grand Prairie ISD, in Grand Prairie, Texas. He served as an interim assistant principal at a middle school before being named assistant principal of an elementary school in 2010. Mr. Chandler started his career in education in 2000 as a junior high teacher at Richardson ISD in Richardson, Texas.

“I am excited about moving to Tyler, getting to know the students and staff at Andy Woods Elementary, and interacting with members of the community,” Mr. Chandler said.

Mr. Chandler received his Bachelor of Music in Education at the University of North Texas, and his Master of Education in Educational Administration at Lamar University.