Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Crystal Houser

Founding Educational Philosophy
All students can learn, grow and master skills that will guide them through life. It takes hard work, dedication and a willingness to fail in pursuit of success.

Master of School Administration & Curriculum and Instruction - University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Bachelor of Science in Biology - University of North Carolina at Charlotte
North Gaston High School Graduate

Professional Affiliations
South West Education Alliance Advisory (SWEAA)
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
North Carolina Principal and Assistant Principal Association (NCPAPA)
North Carolina Principal Fellows (NCPF)
Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education 

GCS Employment History
Principal North Gaston High School 2022- present
*Gaston County Schools Principal of the Year 2020|
Principal Forestview High School 2017-2022
Principal William C. Friday Middle School 2012-2017
Assistant Principal North Gaston High School 2009-2012
Principal Intern through NC Principal Fellows Program, Mount Holly Middle School 2008-2009
Science Teacher South Point High School 1997-2007
Softball & Volleyball Coach South Point High School 1998-2008