Phone: 281-577-8880


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Dan Carr

Hello Falcons,

I am very excited to be joining the Falcon Team.  This will be my 22nd year in education, and I cannot think of a more exciting time.   I am looking forward to the new relationships, experiences, and celebrations as the principal of Woodridge Forest.  I have high expectations of instilling C.O.R.E values of every falcon at Woodridge to prepare them for the REALITY of their future!

Assistant Principal - 6th Grade

Phone: 281-577-8880 ext. 2588


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Mary Daresh

My name is Mary Daresh, and I am excited to serve our community as one of the assistant principals here at Woodridge Forest Middle School.  I began my career in education in 1996 as a middle school math teacher and have also served as an instructional coach for a total of 5 years. I have a true passion for providing an excellent education for all students, and I am looking forward to helping create the best environment for both students and staff.

Assistant Principal - 7th Grade

Phone: 281-577-8880 ext. 2512


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. David Saul

I have a passion for helping students and teachers reach their full potential. I have over 30 years of
experience in education, including 19 years as an assistant principal and 5 as an elementary school
principal. I believe that a school must have a shared vision that is focused on helping all students to be
successful while maintaining a safe, caring and supportive learning environment. Strong relationships
between parents, students, faculty and the community will help all students Lead the Way to reach
their dreams while supporting others. “Falcons Lead the Way”.

Assistant Principal - 8th Grade

Phone: 281-577-8880 ext. 2504


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Grace Lara

Hello! My name is Grace Lara, and I am humbled and honored to serve our community as Assistant Principal at Woodridge Forest Middle School! I am now entering my 18th year in education and my 9th year in New Caney ISD. For the last several years, I was the 504/Testing Coordinator of  Woodridge Forest Middle School, and I could not think of a more wonderful place to work.

I'm looking forward to a great year!