Meet Our Head of School

Liz Walgamuth, Ed.D., has a passion for education and boundless enthusiasm for finding new ways to engage learners. Having spent over 30 years both in the classroom and leading schools, Dr. Walgamuth is celebrating her 14th year as the Head of Grace School in Houston, Texas.

Under her direction, Grace School has completed numerous enhancements including renovated classrooms, new classroom technologies, updated curriculum standards, construction of the athletic complex and a remodeled  library – all with the goal of students receiving a premier education at Grace School.

Since her appointment as Head of School in 2007, Grace School received the first STEM certification in the state of Texas from AdvancED, NAEYC certification, two Nature Explore certified classrooms and numerous building/construction projects. Under her leadership, Grace has welcomed more than 1,300 new students and has graduated more than 650 students who are compassionate, thoughtful leaders eager to make an impact on our world. She also championed two summer Technology Conferences to provide Houston-area teachers with professional development opportunities.

Liz Walgamuth

Dr. Liz Walgamuth

Meet the Leadership Team

Maria Barrington

Maria Barrington

M.Ed. | Primary School Principal
Leigh Shumate

Leigh Anne Shumate

M.Ed. | Lower School Principal
Rob Williford

Robert Williford

M.Ed. | Middle School Principal
Brandice Spencer

Brandice Spencer

Director of Advancement

Grace School Committee

Matt Greenway

Jonathan Kalaher

Tom Prisk

Tanner Spears

Jim Tomforde, Chair

Greg Zuanich