Kim Rivera

Kim Rivera, Assistant Principal

Mrs. Rivera started her career twenty-nine years ago in El Paso, TX as a Kindergarten teacher for 3 years; a fourth-grade teacher for 12 years; and a Tech-Pilot for 10 years. After moving to the DFW area, she continued her career as an Instructional Technologist Specialist at Townley ES for 5 years, and as a Digital Learning Coach at Thomas Haley and Elliott ES for 1 year.


Mrs. Rivera received her bachelor’s degree in General Education with a minor in Reading, and a master’s degree in Instructional Leadership with a minor in Technology from The University of Texas at El Paso. She then received a second master’s degree in Educational Leadership at Sul Ross State University. In her spare time,  Mrs. Rivera enjoys spending time with her husband, Alfredo, her son’s, Alan, Travis, and Tayler, her daughter, Heather…. but most of all, with her grandson Noah, “He is my reason WHY I’m a Nana and moved to be closer to him!”


Mrs. Rivera feels truly blessed to be serving as an Assistant Principal at Townley Elementary where she started in Irving. She looks forward to working with the exceptional and dedicated staff and community to build a positive climate where every child can reach their full potential!