Dr. Sanée Bell is the principal of Cimarron Elementary in Katy, TX. She has served as an administrator since 2005 at both the elementary and secondary levels. She taught middle school and high school English and also coached girls basketball. Sanee was recognized as the 2015 Katy ISD Elementary Principal of the Year. She earned her doctorate degree in Educational Leadership with an emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Houston Clear Lake. She is passionate about authentic, purposeful learning for students and teachers, and she also has a strong passion for leadership and its impact on teacher engagement, student learning and school culture. She recognizes her impact as a leader and uses her role to inspire, motivate, and empower others. Sanee has presented at conferences at the local, state and national level, and has written publications and several guest blog posts focused on leadership and its impact on students and teachers. Sanée shares her thoughts on leadership on her blog saneebell.com and via Twitter @SaneeBell.