School Leadership

Mersadez Gobert

Principal
Ms. Mersadez Gobert is a dedicated and accomplished educational leader with a keen instructional eye and experience in various teaching and administrative roles. Ms. Gobert is now serving as the Principal of Fehl-Price Elementary School, sharing her experience in education, leadership and a commitment to fostering a positive and enriching learning environment. She is currently pursuing her Doctor of Education degree to expound upon her foundation in instructional leadership and educational administration. Ms. Gobert joined Third Future Schools in June of 2023 as an Assistant Principal after working in Port Author ISD and Beaumont ISD teaching English Language Arts and Reading and serving as a Campus Test Coordinator.

Makenzie vandiver

Assistant Principal
Makenzie Vandiver is an accomplished educator who believes all students are capable of fulfilling their potential. Vandiver holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Dalton State College and a Master of Arts in Teaching with an emphasis in chemistry from Lee University. Throughout his career, Vandiver has fostered an environment which promotes educational growth and success for his students. As a teacher at Sam Houston Collegiate Prep, Vandiver’s 5th grade students showed, on average, more than 2.3 years of growth per academic year. Vandiver’s goal as an educator was centered on helping students become independent learners and problem solvers. He is eager to shift his role from teacher to administrator to expand his footprint, reach more students, and facilitate student success. As Assistant Principal, Vandiver will focus on providing the highest-quality instruction and cultivating leadership in teachers and students. Vandiver understands what it takes to be a great teacher, and will equip teachers with the tools to be their best. In doing so, teachers will be empowered to provide Fehl-Price students the education they deserve.

Clarissa Wilson

Assistant Principal
Clarissa Wilson is a growing leader with 10 years of educational experience that has been dedicated to the academic and personal development of students in the Golden Triangle. She has served as the 504, dyslexia, RTI, LPAC and campus testing coordinators since joining the Fehl-Price team in 2019 which has allowed her to use her professional skills to meet the individual needs of students and promote student achievement and growth. She holds a Masters of Education with a concentration in Special Education. Wilson strives to promote positive and productive relationships with the students, community and staff members in order to work on one accord to meet the holistic needs of students. As an Assistant Principal, Wilson will continue to focus on improving the climate and culture of the school along with the satisfaction and perceptions of stakeholders while preparing students for a year 2035 workplace and world.

D'Juana Thibedeaux

Assistant Principal
D’Juana Thibedeaux is a veteran educator with extensive experience in Elementary Math Curriculum and Instruction. Though this school year will be Thibedeaux’s first Assistant Principal role, she has held numerous leadership positions and has a proven track record of academic success across three traditional school districts and has been awarded Teacher of the Year twice. Thibedeaux is honored to serve Fehl-Price Elementary as Assistant Principal and looks forward to making lasting and impactful relationships with students, faculty, staff, and our community as we develop productive citizens. She truly believes that we all have a duty to go into the classrooms with nothing but the highest of expectations for each and every one of our students. Thibedeaux is dedicated to coming to Fehl-Price with an open mind, a great outlook, and high expectations.