Forney ISD announces new Instructional Technology Director and Forney Academic Center principal


FORNEY, Texas (Forney Independent School District) – The Forney Independent School District recently announced that Stormy Lemond, currently the principal at the Forney Academic Center (FAC), has been named the Director of Instructional Technology for the District. Lemond will continue her role as the principal of the FAC through the remainder of the 2015-2016 school year and move into her new role with the District in June.

In her new role with the District, Lemond will be responsible for the integration of media and technology within the instructional programs by designing, developing, implementing, supervising and coordinating programs to promote the use of media and technology for learning in all subject areas for students and teachers.

Lemond has extensive experience in the classroom, in campus administrative roles and in central administrative positions with Forney ISD. Prior to being named the Principal at the FAC, Lemond was an Assistant Principal at North Forney High School. She has also served Forney ISD as the Instructional Facilitator for Secondary Math and as the Assessment Specialist and Instructional Facilitator for the District. She has 15 years of experience in the field of education including teaching math in Forney ISD, Denton ISD, Lewisville ISD and Pearland ISD.

Lemond received her Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics from the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas and earned her Master’s Degree in Education Administration from Texas A&M University in Commerce, Texas. She holds a Math Certification, a Principal Certification and a Superintendent Certification.

Bryan Sharkey, an Assistant Principal at North Forney High School, has been named to replace Lemond as Principal at the FAC. Sharkey will become the new Principal at the end of the current school year.

Sharkey has 18 years of experience in education with 14 of those years as a teacher and an administrator at alternative schools.

He began his career as a math teacher in a drop-out prevention program at Southern Durham High School in Durham, North Carolina. He was a middle school and high school math teacher at Asbury Alternative High School in Johnson City, Tennessee for six years before being named the Director of Asbury Alternative High School.

Sharkey relocated to Rockwall, Texas in 2009 and taught math at the Quest Academy Alternative School in Rockwall ISD and was later named the Assistant Principal at Cain Middle School in 2014. He joined Forney ISD as an Assistant Principal at North Forney High School in 2015.

He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics Education from North Carolina State University and earned his Master’s degree in Education Administration and Supervision from The University of Phoenix.