Jasmine Booker is a native Houstonian and first-generation college student. She received her bachelor’s degree from University of North Texas and a Master of Education from the University Texas at Tyler. Jasmine spent the first half of her educational career serving students and families in Fort Worth ISD and Dallas ISD before transitioning to Houston to be a Dean of Instruction for Yes Prep Public Schools.
In 2019, Jasmine was accepted into the rigorous Principal Residency Program with IDEA Public Schools. She managed a team of teachers to reach ambitious goals throughout the school year. In just one school year, the campus attained significant gains in both Reading and Advanced Placement courses under her leadership. In August 2020, Jasmine launched IDEA Spears College Prep as interim Principal, and was later named Principal in October 2020.
Jasmine’s achievements as a principal led her to expand her influence to reach more communities and students. She is now the Chief Executive Office of Beyond the Books Consulting. She continues to use her leadership knowledge and skills to coach other leaders to achieve optimal success in their districts and campuses.