Michelle holds a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education and a Master of Science degree in curriculum, instruction and technology. She is certified to teach grades 1-8 in both Texas and Louisiana. She is also licensed to lead schools, though the classroom is where her heart remains. While she has taught language arts, social studies, science and math, her specialty is elementary math.
Throughout her career, Michelle has served in a variety of capacities. She has propelled students to new heights as a classroom teacher and has mentored new educators as a lead teacher and TAP mentor teacher and TAP master teacher. She’s also spearheaded the direction of instructional strategies at her schools as an instructional coach and department chair.
Bradford Harris holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Radio and Television and a Masters of Science Degree in Education Media Design Technology. He began his teaching career as a core content teacher. After 8 years of serving as a classroom teacher, Mr. Harris was selected to serve as a Instructional Technology Specialist.
Ingrid holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in finance and a Master of Science degree in instructional
design and technology. She has been teaching middle school English Language Arts for 10 years
and is currently the 8th grade SSI lead instructor. In addition to leading her 8th team, Ingrid also
provides support to reluctant students who have made several unsuccessful attempts to pass the
STARR test or may have passed by 1 or 2 points.
LaTanya Rhodes is a highly qualified mathematics teacher with over 10 years of middle school experience. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in
Radio/Television/Film from Sam Houston State University and a Master of Education in Administration Supervision from the University of Phoenix. Through out her career she has had the opportunity to teach 6th and 7th grade science, 7th grade reading, 6th, 7th, and 8th math, and all levels of technology applications.
Bonita Griffin has 19 years of classroom experience in early childhood and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. She has taught Pre-Kindergarten through 1st grade in both public and private schools. During her educational career, she has been lead teacher for Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten and has served as Grade Chairperson for Pre-Kindergarten. She has also has served as mentor for new teachers.
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