Mrs. Toscha Reeves, Principal
Mrs. Reeves is committed to the community of Irving, Texas. She has served as principal at Austin Middle School since 2014. Prior to that she was the principal at John Haley Elementary School and assistant principal at deZavala Middle School from 2008 to 2014. Ms Reeves began her career in 1996 at Crockett Middle School as an eighth grade reading teacher for six years followed by six years as a librarian and media specialist throughout Irving ISD. Mrs. Reeves earned her bachelor's degree from Dallas Baptist University and a master's degree in information studies from Texas Woman's University.
Mr. Brandon Maxie, Assistant Principal
Mr. Maxie began his educational career in 2008. He has taught numerous subjects ranging from secondary math, reading and history. Additionally he’s had the opportunity to serve on numerous leadership committees that have impacted all students. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Northwest Missouri State University and a master’s degree in Educational Technology Leadership from Lamar University.
Ms. Yasmin Zambrano, Assistant Principal
Ms. Zambrano is excited to join the Bronco’s team as an Assistant Principal. She believes that all students have their own unique talents and as teachers and administrators we have the ability to inspire and nurture those dreams.
Throughout her career, Ms. Zambrano taught 8th grade Science for seven years at de Zavala MS and Dallas ISD while co-sponsoring cheerleading. She also served as a district curriculum writer for Science, Math Instructional Coach, and Dean of Students at Singley Academy. She enjoys working with kids of all backgrounds, and is extremely passionate for those who are at-risk, because she was once considered the same until 5th grade, when a teacher transformed her educational path. Ms. Zambrano’s motto in and outside of the classroom is, “Hard-work pays off” as her students consistently outperformed the state in standardized testing.
Ms. Zambrano earned a B.A. in Social Science and minor in Chemistry from Fordham University- NYC. She acquired her M. Ed. in Administration with a concentration in Curriculum and Instruction from Texas A&M University. She looks forward to making a long-lasting impact on student achievement by collaborating with students, teachers, parents, and community members.
Mrs. Mariam Kagaso, Administrative Liaison
Ms. Kagaso joined Irving ISD in 2013 as a Social Studies teacher at Austin MS. She later served as a Math/Literacy Interventionist and as the Academic Specialist on campus. Prior to coming to Irving, she worked in Fort Worth ISD. Ms. Kagaso holds a Bachelor's Degree from Liberty University and a Master's degree in Administration from Lamar University. Mariam was named the Administrative Liaison in 2018 and is extremely excited to continue her career working with the students of Austin Middle School.