Principal Dr. Terrez Thomas

photo of Principal Terrez ThomasDr. Terrez Thomas lives with his family on the west side of Cincinnati. He has been a school administrator since 2013 at Fairfield West Elementary School, Orion Academy and Carson Elementary.

Prior to being an administrator, he was a fourth grade teacher at the Phoenix Community Learning Center in Avondale and a middle school math teacher in Honduras. He has also interned as a student teacher in Chicago, Illinois, and Cape Town, South Africa.

He is a proud graduate of Ohio University, where he obtained a bachelor of science degree in middle childhood education (math and science) with a minor in Spanish. He also earned a master's of educational leadership and administration degree from the University of Cincinnati. In 2021, he earned his doctorate in leadership studies degree at Xavier University.

Connecting with the school community and celebrating student success are two of the driving forces of Dr. Thomas.