Eagle Heights Principal Selected for New Role; Interim Principal Named

December 15, 2021

Azle ISD is pleased to announce that Amy Rollmann, currently serving as Principal of Eagle Heights Elementary, has been selected to serve as the district’s Intervention Principal. This new TEA grant-funded position will oversee high-quality afterschool supports in line with addressing learning loss and recent House Bill 4545 mandates.

Amy Rollmann headshotShe will serve in this TEA grant-funded position until transitioning into the principal role of the district’s new elementary school, which is scheduled to open in the fall of 2023.

Rollmann has been in Azle ISD for 24 years, serving as a campus leader at Eagle Heights Elementary for the past 15 years. She worked as a teacher for nine years and an assistant principal for three years before becoming a principal 12 years ago.

She received her bachelor’s degree of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies in Elementary Education from Lubbock Christian University and her master’s degree in Education Administration from North Texas University. Rollmann is a 1993 graduate of Azle High School.

“Serving as a campus leader at Eagle Heights for the past 15 years has been a blessing and an honor,” said Rollmann. “I believe that you never really leave a place that you love. You take a part of it with you and leave a part of you there. I will cherish my time spent at Eagle Heights and will carry a piece of it with me as I move into my new role in the district.”

Shelley Newton, Liberty Elementary Assistant Principal, will serve as the interim principal at Eagle Heights for the remainder of the 2021-22 school year.

Newton has served as an assistant principal for the past six years. She has been in education for 19 years, with 17 years spent in Azle ISD, and Shelley Newton headshothas worked as a teacher, counselor, and assistant principal.

She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Tarleton State University and is a 1989 graduate of Azle High School.

Newton is excited to continue to serve Azle ISD students in her new role. “I am excited about the opportunity to work alongside the faculty and staff of Eagle Heights Elementary and continue the long tradition of excellence where “every student matters and every moment counts,” she said.

Rollmann will work with Newton and offer support to ensure a smooth transition for Eagle Heights’ students and their families.