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Riki Underwood

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Riki Underwood


A note from Mrs. Underwood:

My name is Riki Underwood and I am excited to be the  Assistant Principal at Maypearl Middle School. This is my second year here in Maypearl.

I attended Texas Tech University, earning a Bachelor of Science in 2003 and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Dallas Baptist University in 2018.  My certifications include Math 4-8, 8-12 Mathematics, and EC-12 Principal as an Instructional Leader.

I began my teaching career in 2004 as a mathematics teacher in Ijamsiville, MD at Windsor Knolls Middle School, teaching 7th and 8th grade math. Then I moved to Clyde, TX and coached girls athletics and taught 7th and 8th grade math for 2 years. The last 15 years I have spent in Midlothian working at Walnut Grove Middle School, teaching 8th grade math and Algebra. I have also worked as the 504 Coordinator and Accelerated Instruction Specialist, helping teachers and students fill the gaps.

My husband, Rob and I have been married for 20 years and have 2 amazing kids! Jackson is at Maypearl High School and my daughter Alyssa is at Maypearl Middle School. 

I love working here at Maypearl Middle School!