Amaris Bravo was born and raised in Puerto Rico. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Pre-School and Elementary Education from The University of Puerto Rico, and her master’s degree from the University of Texas at Arlington. She's been married to her husband, Miguel, since 2002, and has two beautiful children, Victoria and Ian.
Mrs. Bravo moved to Texas in 2000, where she started teaching for Irving ISD. Mrs. Bravo taught at Good Elementary for 6 years, John Haley for 4 years, and Keyes Elementary for 1 year as an Academic Specialist.
In 2013, Mrs. Bravo started as an assistant principal at Good Elementary, and then moved in 2018 to Thomas Haley Elementary.
Mrs. Bravo is looking forward to her first year serving the John Haley family and community, as the principal! Her vision for all Bulldogs is to achieve greatness and DREAM BIG!
Melissa Fulton, Assistant Principal
Angelica (Fernandez) Fountain, Assistant Principal
Angelica (Fernandez) Fountain is a Dallas native who grew up in Pleasant Grove and knowing from a young age that teaching was her calling. She is the oldest of four children and the first in her family to attend/graduate from college. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of Dallas and her Master’s degree from the University of Texas at Arlington. Fountain is in her third year of her Doctoral studies at the University of North Texas. To say that learning is her passion is an understatement!
She began her teaching career in Irving as a student teacher at Elliot Elementary. She was then hired and began her career at Farine Elementary serving as a pilot teacher and district representative for the two-way Dual Language program. After leaving Farine, Fountain served as an Administrative Intern at Keyes, Academic Specialist at Johnston, Assistant Principal at Britain Elementary, and is currently a member of the John Haley administrative team.
Fountain is grateful for the opportunity to serve and impact students on a daily basis. Her greatest inspiration is her sister, Ana-Alecia Ayala, who inspired the world with her viral video "Juju on that Chemo". She hopes to inspire students from similar backgrounds and help them realize that no dream is too big and anything is possible!
In her spare time, Fountain works for Dallas Summer Musicals, spends time with her family, and travels to New Orleans as often as possible.