Leander ISD is excited to welcome Jessica Schock to the district as principal of Rutledge Elementary, after the Board approved her hiring at Thursday’s meeting.

“With a strong focus on relationships, Jessica is a student-centered, proven leader,” Superintendent Bruce Gearing, Ed.D., said. “She will build upon an already strong culture at Rutledge through her inclusive, supportive and collaborative approach of leading schools.”

Schock most recently served as the principal of Old Town Elementary in Round Rock ISD. She entered the role in 2019, after serving as assistant principal at the school starting in 2015 and summer school principal for Round Rock ISD. Additionally, Schock has served as a behavior interventionist, special education teacher and third grade teacher in Round Rock ISD, as well as a first grade teacher and summer school teacher in Pflugerville ISD. 

“I am incredibly grateful and honored to join the Rutledge family and so excited to serve as a leader in Leander ISD. Partnering with students, staff and families is a passion of mine, and I am eager to continue the wonderful work already established at Rutledge,” Schock said. “Can’t wait to meet you, Ranchers!”

Schock received her Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies at the University of Houston-Clear Lake. She went on to complete a Masters in Education, with a concentration in Educational Administration, at Lamar University. She has obtained numerous educational and professional certifications throughout her career.