Leadership Team

John, Vaglienty, Principal

John V 

Vaglienty is no stranger to Tomball ISD, having served the students at Tomball High School as the Associate Principal of Curriculum & Instruction since 2018. Prior to that role, he joined TISD as the Associate Principal at Tomball Memorial High School in 2017. 


He brings 19 years of experience to education and has served in a campus administrative role since 2006. Vaglienty began his education career as a Special Education teacher and coach at Watkins Middle School in Cy-Fair ISD from 2001 to 2006. He then joined that campus administrative team as Assistant Principal and served in that role from 2006 to 2009.


He continued as an Assistant Principal at Arnold Middle School in Cy-Fair ISD from 2009 to 2011 before becoming an Assistant Principal (2012 to 2015) and a Curriculum Principal (2015 to 2017) at Nimitz High school in Aldine ISD before landing in Tomball.


“My previous junior high experience allowed me to build a passion for this age group of students and to serve as a role model for students as they transition into high school,” Vaglienty said. “I look forward to supporting student and teacher growth and serving an amazing school community in Creekside Park Junior High.”

Vaglienty earned his Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Houston and his Master of Education in Administration from Sam Houston State University.


“Tomball ISD is a special place to work because of the students, great teachers, a super supportive community, and amazing innovative leaders at all levels that passionately care about students and I look forward to the opportunity to lead the CPJH campus.”

Sara Rush, Assistant Principal
Sara Rush
The 2020-2021 school year marks Mrs. Rush's 23rd year in education and seventh year in Tomball ISD. Before coming to Tomball, she taught and coached in Louisiana and Cy-Fair ISD. In addition to teaching and becoming an assistant principal, she has held various other leadership capacities within education such as Director of Instruction, Helping Teacher as Content Specialist. Mrs. Rush received her masters of education from Sam Houston State University and her bachelor of science at Louisiana State University. Mrs. Rush and her husband enjoy being a part of the Tomball community and are blessed with three amazing children.
Charlie Gerszewski, Assistant Principal
Mr. Gerszewski joins the staff of Creekside Park Junior High after spending time working as a teacher, coach, and alternative school director in Woodland Park, Colorado.  Prior to working in Colorado, Mr. Gerszewski spent time in Houston as a small business owner, Houston Fire Fighter, and as a teacher and Assistant Principal in Aldine ISD.  He received his Bachelors Degree in Secondary Mathematics Education from Mayville State University and his Masters Degree in Education Administration from Sam Houston State University.  “Mr. G” is excited to be a part of CPJH and looks forward to working with students, parents, and the community.  Go Coogs! ​