Sam Bernal earned a Bachelor's degree in History from Texas State University. After teaching 3rd grade Bilingual at T.J. Lee and 5th grade Bilingual Science at Schulze, Mr. Bernal moved into administration. He earned his Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from SMU. Mr. Bernal is excited to be a part of the Brandenburg team.
Donald Delgado, Assistant Principal
Donald Delgado is beginning his sixth year as an Assistant Principal. Mr. Delgado taught for sixteen years at the elementary school level. He served as a bilingual reading, language arts, social studies, math and science teacher for 1st, 2nd, 4th, and 6th grades.
Mr. Delgado received an associate degree in music from South Plains College, a Bachelor of Arts in music from Texas Tech University, a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy from the University of Dallas, and a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Texas at Arlington. He believes that “all” children deserve a high-quality compassionate education. In his experience, he never met a child who didn’t want to succeed. He is a strong believer in “it takes a village”. Mr. Delgado finds every opportunity to guide students to be their best self.
Danaya Nabritt, Assistant Principal
In 2009 Mrs. Danaya Nabritt began her educational career with Oklahoma City Public Schools where she served as a teacher and remedial specialist. In 2013 she moved to Texas and worked in Dallas ISD before joining the Irving ISD family. Prior to her current role as Assistant Principal, she served as the Academic Specialist at J.O. Davis Elementary.
Mrs. Nabritt is a proud HBCU graduate that earned her bachelor’s degree from Langston University. There she realized the meaning of "Service to All Mankind" which she attributes to her service within her beloved sisterhood Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. She later received her principal certification and M.Ed in Educational Leadership from the University of Texas at Arlington.
Mrs. Nabritt leads with a servant’s heart and believes servant leadership not only benefits her staff, but all educational stakeholders at Brandenburg Elementary.
“The boat won’t go if we all don’t row” – author unknown