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Administration & Office


Leona McCord, Principal email

Mrs. McCordKimmie Brown Family, my name is Leona McCord and I am very excited to serve as your campus principal. This year will begin my 18th year in education and my 5th year with Dayton ISD. I had the privilege of serving at Stephen F. Austin Elementary as Assistant Principal for the past 4 years.

My husband Wes and I have been married for 27 years and we have 2 amazing kids. Our daughter Breann is a police dispatcher finishing her final year in college and our son Bryce is at Mississippi State studying engineering.

This year I am looking forward to bringing fun and innovation to KMB. My goal is to grow every child every day, to create a campus that encourages and celebrates all through relationships and lots of fun.

Put on your hard hats, KMB is officially Under Construction: Building Brilliant Minds!!


Trina Gore, Assistant Principal email

Mrs. GoreMy name is Trina Gore, and I am beginning my 19th year in education, my 7th year at KMB, and my 4th year serving the campus as Assistant Principal.

My husband, Marcus, and I are celebrating our 30th wedding anniversary in August and have lived in the area for 19 years.  I am excited to see our staff and students return.  Let’s get this year started so we can continue Building Brilliant Minds!




Jonna Sigle, Assistant Principal email

Mrs. SigleMy name is Jonna Sigle, and I’m beginning my 14th year in education,  my 7th year at KMB, and 3rd year on our campus leadership team. I’m excited to serve as an Assistant Principal this school year. I am a 2004 DHS graduate. I reside in the area with my family, and my son Blake is a current DHS Bronco. I am looking forward to working with all of our students, staff and families this year. I can’t wait to help Build Brilliant Minds at KMB this year. 





Kristi Mika, Counselor email

Mrs. MikaMy name is Kristi Mika, and I am the KMB school counselor. This is my 22nd year in education (all in DISD!) my 7th year as a school counselor, and my 4th year at KMB. My husband and I are both DHS graduates, and we have had two children in DISD as well. Our daughter is a recent DHS graduate and will be attending Texas A&M University! Our son is a DHS Bronco!  I am excited for this school year! 





Vicky Ratliff, Testing Coordinator email
Mrs. Ratliff

My name is Vicky Ratliff and I am the 504 and Testing Coordinator at Kimmie Brown Elementary. Prior to coming to KMB I taught 5th grade Math and Science at Stephen F. Austin Elementary for 4 years.  I have two grown daughters, both of whom are also teachers, and one precious granddaughter. I look forward to my new role at KMB and the new group of students I will get to connect with. 







Front Office Staff:

Office staff

email Jackie Dewey-Vernell, Registrar/Counselor’s Secretary

email Karrie Payton, PEIMS Coordinator

email Elizabeth Samson, Principal’s Secretary

email Aidee Tamez, Receptionist