• 254.778.8682
  • tcasec@prioritycharterschools.org
  • 7177 Airport Rd, Temple TX 76502
  • Principal’s Welcome

    Welcome to Temple Charter Academy

    As the elementary Principal of Temple Charter Academy, I come to you with 26 years of experience in education. I was an elementary teacher for 10 years, a campus instructional specialist for two years (all in Killeen ISD) and an Assistant Principal, in Belton ISD, for nine years. I then made a leap to higher education and conducted leadership training for the leaders of all 10 Texas State Technical College campuses as well as took on the role of Adjunct Professor at Temple College. During this time, my heart grieved for being around children. My joy comes from the hugs I receive and seeing a development of a love of learning at an early age. I am passionate about elementary aged children and consider it a blessing to work with them, each day.

    I have brought to TCA a focus on a balanced approach toward learning, allowing students to explore as they learn. Students receive instruction through guided reading groups, science experiments, hands-on math activities, and questions aligned to the rigor of the state assessment system, STAAR. I get excited as I visit classrooms and watch teachers guide students toward success. There is so much learning going on!

    I am eager to answer any questions you may have about our school, and about our district. Feel free to call or schedule a visit!

    Devra Shipp, MEd

    Devra Shipp, MEd