About Our Namesake

  • The Faldyn’s have been a fixture in the Katy ISD school community for as long as most can remember.  They have contributed a combined 66 years of service to supporting public education. 

    A graduate of Katy ISD, Russell’s passion for Katy brought the Faldyns back to his hometown in 1999. During his career in education, Russell served as a teacher, assistant principal, associate principal, hearing officer, elections administrator and the District’s director of community education.  In 2017, he accepted the principalship at Miller Career & Technology Center (MCTC), where he supported students in growing their passion and skills for the various careers within our community. During Cindie’s 32 years in public education, she served as a teacher at numerous elementary schools.  At Katy ISD, she was a Team Leader and Math Campus Lead teacher.  In 2011, she took on the role of a Math/Science Instructional Coach at Exley Elementary School, where she supported teachers and students until she retired in 2021. Cindie was recognized as the 2006-2007 Campus Teacher of the Year at Exley Elementary.  Even now, after retirement, she is still supporting campuses as a tutor and a Supplemental Math Lead teacher.