The Northwest school board believes it has found a special person to lead its Special Programs Center.Trustees at their Jan. 13 meeting approved Susan Moore as the center’s new principal. She replaces former Principal Paula Myers, who is retiring from the district. The Justin-based Special Programs Center works to promote academic and behavioral improvement in students who have been assigned to this alternative-education campus.“Susan Moore is a dedicated employee and the ideal candidate for the Special Programs Center principal position,” Superintendent Karen Rue said. “Ms. Moore has grown from a model teacher to an exceptional administrator in Northwest ISD.”Moore, who has been with the district since 2005, had been assistant principal at Byron Nelson High School. As an assistant principal at Chisholm Trail Middle School, Moore was named Region XI Middle School Assistant Principal of the Year in 2008. Before coming to Northwest, Moore was a teacher and coach in the Lake Worth school district.Moore is working on an educational doctorate from Nova Southeastern University and has a master’s from Oklahoma State University and a bachelor’s from Missouri Western State College.“I am honored to be provided an opportunity to play a key role in NISD’s special programs that are vital to the development of future ready students," Moore said.