Support Staff

Dr. Stephanie Hughes

Dr. Stephanie Hughes - Principal

Education: I hold a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from the University of North Texas, a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from University of Texas at Arlington, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Baylor University.

Experience: I began my career at Fort Worth ISD in 1999 as an 8th grade math teacher at Forest Oak Middle School. I then served as an Assistant Principal at Springdale Elementary School from 2000-2005, and as Principal at Bonnie Brae Elementary School from 2005-2011.

I am excited about the opportunity to work with the staff, students, parents and community of Lily B. Clayton.


Education: Earned a Bachelor's Degree from Texas Wesleyan University, a Master's Degree in Educational Administration at Texas Christian University and a Master's of Science in School Counseling from Texas Wesleyan University.

Experience: I began my teaching career in Fort Worth ISD at Manuel Jara Elementary in 2006, where I taught 2nd and 3rd Grade bilingual classes. In 2010, I joined the staff at Cesar Chavez Elementary where I served as their counselor for seven years. I joined Lily B Clayton as Assistant Principal in 2017.


Roberto Amaya - Asst Principal

Lara Bradshaw - Librarian

Education: B.S. in Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education from Texas Christian University. Master's degree in Library Science (MLS) from Texas Woman's University.Experience: Over the years I’ve taught all grades from Pre-K to 5th and began as librarian in 2018. I grew up in Fort Worth and graduated from Lily B.! Bio: I love working with children and watching them grow and learn. I enjoy learning new things and hope to instill in my students a love for learning.

Hobbies: Some of my hobbies are reading, cooking, gardening, and TCU football-GO FROGS!


Web Pages:

Online Library

Librarian's Page

Librarian's Notes

Education: Masters of Education-School Counseling, TCU 2011

Experience: I have been a school counselor since 2011, starting with my internship at Wedgwood 6th grade campus. I was a school counselor at Faith Family Academy-Oak Cliff in Dallas and a high school counselor at OD Wyatt. I previously taught English at North Side High School from 2007-2010.


Angie Gayle - Counselor

Kara Conner - Secretary

Education: I grew up in Fort Worth and graduated from Southwest High School in 1986. I have an Associates in Business degree from TCC. I worked in Medical research and clinical setting for 25 years.

Hobbies: Interesting facts about myself are: My husband and I do Bee rescue and we love our Bees. Also, Dr. Hughes and I have been friends and have grown up together since Kindergarten.


Education: As a graduate of Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio with her Bachelors of Science in Nursing she provides for the health of students and staff at Lily B Clayton.

Experience: Ashley is the nurse at Lily B Clayton. She started in January of 2016 and absolutely loves her job in the school Health System.

Bio: She has been a nurse in the field of Cardiac Intensive care, NICU, and community health but has found her calling now as a School Nurse. Her favorite thing about her job is being able to take part in shaping young minds and providing that safe place for students who need care. She has an open door policy to her office so please swing by anytime for any questions or concerns or to just say hello.


Ashley Uphaus - Nurse