Melanie Kibodeaux, Principal
Mrs. Kibodeaux has a Bachelors Degree in Administrative Systems and a Masters Degree in Educational Administration. Before beginning her career in education, Mrs. Kibodeaux worked as a Lead/Programmer Analyst for a large corporation in Dallas. She began her career in education working for Granbury ISD where she taught CTE courses which included Web Mastering, Graphic Design, and BIMM. After 10 years with Granbury ISD, Mrs. Kibodeaux joined Irving ISD working at Jack E. Singley Academy. She began her career at Singley as a Graduation Coach and held this position for 3 years. Mrs. Kibodeaux then moved to an Intervention Specialist for 3 years. Mrs. Kibodeaux then took a position as Dean of Students which she held for half a year before becoming an Assistant Principal at Singley Academy.
The positions she has held while working for Irving ISD have given her the opportunity to work closely with the administrative team, counseling team, and leadership teams. These opportunities have given her the chance to gain valuable experience in many different areas. Mrs. Kibodeaux has also worked with the AdvancEd Accreditation Team where she was the lead for Teaching and Assessing for Learning Standards. Mrs. Kibodeaux is very proud to be a part of the Singley team.
Harleigh P. Jones, Ed.D., Principal Singley Collegiate Academy
Dr. Jones began his teaching career in 1993 as a high school English teacher in Louisiana. He moved to Houston, TX in 1996 where he taught middle school English/ Language Arts, Reading and AP English Language & Composition until he became an Assistant Principal.
Prior to coming to Irving ISD as a GT/Advanced Academics Coordinator, Dr. Jones served in this capacity for 14 years in Houston, TX coordinating Gifted and Talented, Advanced Placement/Dual Credit, College and Career Readiness programs and serving as an AVID District Director.
Dr. Jones earned a bachelor’s degree in Secondary English Education from Louisiana State University, a master’s degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Houston, and a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership from Texas A&M University.
Jenny Anderson, Assistant Principal
Ms. Anderson has been a part of the Irving ISD family for many years. Not only did she attend school in Irving from kindergarten through her senior year, she has served the families and staff of Irving ISD as an educator since 2000. Ms. Anderson taught at Crockett Middle School from 2000 to 2006, and was promoted to assistant principal at Crockett, where she served in that role for two years. Ms. Anderson then moved to de Zavala Middle School as an assistant principal from 2008-2012. In 2012, Ms. Anderson moved to Nimitz High School as an assistant principal for one year, then moved to MacArthur High School for two years. She then served as the principal at Bowie Middle School from 2015-2018.
Ms. Anderson’s goal is to take care of the students and teachers at Jack E. Singley Academy. Through building relationships, ensuring students are engaged, included, cared for every day, and by continuing to learn as educators, she will strive to be the best she can for the students, parents, and the community.
Adrianna Perry, Assistant Principal
Mrs. Perry started in Irving ISD in 2007. Prior to becoming a Singley Phoenix in 2019, she served at MacArthur High School as an Administrative Liaison and as the Head Athletic Trainer.
Mrs. Perry earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Angelo State University, a Master of Science degree in Kinesiology from Texas Woman’s University, and her Principal Certification from Lamar University. When Mrs. Perry is not at school serving her students and staff, she enjoys spending time with her spouse and four-year-old twins, along with her three dogs.
Jesus Quezada, Assistant Principal
During his 15 years in education, Jesus has had the honor of being a Special Education paraprofessional for 2 years. He has taught Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten, Second, and Fourth grade. For the last five years, Jesus has been blessed to be a part of the Irving ISD family. While at Townsell Elementary, he was entrusted to be a second-grade level leader, campus bilingual lead, campus mentor coordinator, a district mentor with Ed Connect, and was given the opportunity to be a part of Irving ISD's LEAP Cohort 2, of which he is now an alumnus. In addition, he served as Administrative Liaison at Singley Academy for the 2020-2021 school year. Jesus was blessed with the opportunity of being a part of the Hanes Cowboy family, where he served as Assistant Principal for the 2021-2022 school year. Jesus has returned to the Phoenix family in his new role as an Assistant Principal. He continues to build strong relationships with students, staff, parents, and members of the community to ensure student academic success and college readiness. Mr. Quezada enjoys spending quality time with his wife, four children and two grandchildren any chance he gets.