Janice G. Lopez
“Don’t be afraid. Be focused. Be determined. Be hopeful. Be empowered.” - Michelle Obama
Janice Lopez has been serving as the successor principal since January 2019, a role that has been a dream of hers for many years. Ms. Lopez has spent the last eight years at KIPP Austin Collegiate: three as an AP Spanish Language teacher, National Honor Society Sponsor and Grade Level Chair. Most recently, she served five years as a ninth grade assistant principal and supported all English teachers. Prior to joining KIPP Texas, Ms. Lopez taught multiple subjects at a private all-male high school in New Orleans. Ms. Lopez’s strengths range from content knowledge in a variety of subjects to the ability to connect with our multicultural community. She double majored in Biochemistry and Spanish at the University of Notre Dame and received a Master’s in Hispanic Literature from The University of Texas at Austin. Ms. Lopez is ecstatic to lead KIPP Austin Collegiate and looks forward to continuing to prove the possible for our students and families.