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Get to Know Rickyl'

Rickyl' Wesson is a proud, dedicated educator of 12 years. A graduate of Duncanville ISD (class of 2003) and Texas Tech University (class of 2007). Rickyl' made the City of DeSoto her home in 2017, with her son Kaden. Rickyl' is currently the proud principal of George Washington Carver 6th Grade STEM Learning Center in Lancaster ISD. She has a divine calling for educating and advocating for children.

A vote for Rickyl' Wesson will place a dedicated, trusted educator in Place 1. An educator with a team mentality, Rickyl' is eager to work with current trustees to bring DeSoto back to the top academically. Her legacy of leading with creative ideas, accountability, and love has proven to change the academic trajectory of scholars and improve school ratings. With Rickyl's background and experience, she will help Desoto ISD soar with excellence.

Professional Credentials

12 years of Educational Experience

  • Keller ISD
  • Cedar Hill ISD
  • Lancaster ISD

Career Positions

  • 7th Grade Math Teacher/Girls' Athletics
  • TAP Math Master Teacher
  • Assistant Principal
  • Campus Principal


  • Master of Educational Administration, University of North Texas at Dallas
  • Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism, Texas Tech University

Social and Professional Engagement

  • Southwest Dallas County Alliance of Black School Educators
  • Texas Alliance of Black School Educators
  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, Southwest Dallas County Alumnae Chapter Member

Bringing 3 R's to the D!
Real life educational experiences
  • Experience with successfully managing a campus budget

  • Led campuses to successful academic years

  • Transparent in effective communication in building relationships with all community stakeholders, to find solutions 

  • Encourage educators and scholars to drive their understanding and ability to problem solve

  • Moved under performing campuses
In the KNOW
  • Create a great relationship with the students

  • Implementing events that create exposure opportunities 

  •  Create environments that attract and retain highly qualified educators

  • Create avenues for staff and student initiatives

  • In the face of a pandemic found ways to encourage staff, celebrate the art of education, and provide scholars with the ultimate virtual experience

  • Have the ability to create a culture of belonging, love and acceptance that boosts the moral and culture; resulting in people performing at a high level of excellence

MAY 7, 2022

7 AM – 7 PM

Disciple Central Community Church

901 North Polk St. #101

DeSoto, TX 75115

Belt Line Conference Center

200 E. Belt Line Rd.

DeSoto, TX 75115

Disciple Central Community Church

901 North Polk St. #101

DeSoto, TX 75115

April 25-29, Monday-Friday, 8 am - 5 pm

April 30, Saturday, 7 am - 7 pm

May 1, Sunday, Noon - 6 pm

May 2-3, Monday & Tuesday, 7 am - 7 pm

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Treasurer: Carolyn Campbell

Rickyl' for DeSoto

Texas ISD School Board

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