Gleason Elementary was named for Margaret Moore Gleason who had a total of forty years in education. Thirty-three of those years in Cypress-Fairbanks ISD were spent at Post and Bane as a teacher, and at Holbrook, Lamkin, Yeager, and Copeland as a principal. Before her retirement in 1998, she served as a principal in this district for 26 years. She and her husband, Tommy, were parents to daughters Julie and Terry and son, Randy. Both Julie and Terry are by products of Cy-Fair schools.
Mrs. Gleason enjoyed a long, successful career in elementary school education and was loved by students, teachers, and parents. She passed away on August 2, 2007 .