Welcome to the Experience!
Kimberly Carroll has over 20 years of experience in education. As the daughter of educators, she was always taught about the endless benefits of having a student-focused educational system. This fact served as the foundation for Ms. Carroll’s desire to establish a positive, professional learning environment where every member of the learning community feels valued and appreciated.
Kimberly Carroll, a native of Plaquemine, Louisiana, received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Dillard University in New Orleans, Louisiana. While at Dillard, Ms. Carroll was named Miss Dillard University, one of the top honors given to a female student. After receiving her Bachelor’s Degree, Ms. Carroll went on to pursue her Master of Arts in Guidance and Counseling from Prairie View A&M University. Kimberly Carroll received her mid-management certification, from the University of Houston. Currently, Ms. Smith-Carroll is pursuing her Doctorate of Educational Leadership Degree from Abilene Christian University.
During her diverse and successful career, Ms. Carroll has served as an English teacher, counselor, assistant principal, associate principal and building principal. She is a graduate of FBISD’s LEAD Principals’ Academy and has facilitated presentations on a campus, as well as state level. Ms. Carroll has recently served as the Special Projects Coordinator at The Fort Bend Church.
Ms. Carroll is also a member of several civic and professional associations. Her professional affiliations include, but are not limited to, the National Association of Black School Educators, Texas Alliance of Black School Educators, National Association of Secondary School Principals, Texas Association of Secondary School Principals, as well as the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. Ms. Carroll has been a returning presenter at the Advancing Improvement in Education Conference, where thousands of instructional educators and administrators join together to establish best practices.
Ms. Carroll’s personal battle with breast cancer has fueled her passion to work diligently for Cancer Research and a Cure. In 2011, Ms. Carroll was recognized as one of the top breast cancer survivors in Houston.
Her community involvement and civic organizations are numerous as well. Ms. Carroll is a member of the Fort Bend Church in Sugar Land, Texas. Moreover, she is a member of the Suburban Houston Fort Bend Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, where she sits on the executive board. She is also a member of the Houston Chapter of Dillard University Alumni Association.
As aforementioned, Kimberly Carroll is the epitome of a dedicated administrator. However, her greatest accomplishment are her two sons, Nicholas B. Carroll and Noah B. Carroll. Without question, her dedication to helping others, and her observation of the academic needs of her own sons, give her motivation to always remember the purpose for her passion. Each day she shares with others that tomorrow is another opportunity to improve or evaluate what needs improvement. Every day is a new day so embrace it and make the best of it.