Sharon B. George-Rios

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST The Greater Heights Chamber of Commerce Education Committee will be starting an Adopt a Teacher program this year and for you to participate we would need the following: Name: Sharon B. George-Rios School: Helms ES Subject: Visual Arts Tell us a little bit about you? Things you like outside of [...]

2020-08-28T03:15:52+00:00August 24th, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Mariella Carcamo Zegarra

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST Name: Mariella Carcamo Zegarra School: Helms Elementary Subject: Math  and Spanish 5th grade   Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc… Love to spend time with my family, play sports, watch basketball, love math, play board games, I like everything!! Give us an idea of [...]

2020-08-28T03:17:12+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Darrin Vail

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Darrin Vail School: Waltrip Subject: Montessori Social Studies What kind of things do you like to do outside of school? I am also the boys wrestling coach, and an assistant football coach. Give us an idea of your education passion, can you tell us something of why you chose education… [...]

2020-08-28T03:20:59+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Mrs. Trevino

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Mrs. Trevino Helms E.S. Kindergarten Dual Teacher Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc… My favorite things outside of school are spending time with my beautiful family and friends. I am married and we have a sweet 3-year-old daughter who loves to [...]

2020-08-28T03:18:32+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Helms Elementary School

To Adopt-A-Teacher: Send an email to our Education Committee Chair Cindy Reibenstein at rcreibenstein@aol.com stating the name of the teacher you’d like to adopt and from which school. Cindy will provide the teacher’s contact information to you. Fulfill some or all of the items on the teacher’s wish-list and coordinate drop-off with the teacher. Some wish-list items [...]

2020-10-24T08:22:37+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Jennifer Parison

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST The Greater Heights Chamber of Commerce Education Committee will be starting an Adopt a Teacher program this year and for you to participate we would need the following: Name: Jennifer Parison School: Garden Oaks Subject: self-contained 4-6 grades   To help you feel better what do you like? Card, Starbucks, candy, [...]

2020-08-28T03:23:08+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Christin Dreher

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Christin Dreher School: Garden Oaks Montessori Subject: Early Childhood   Tell us a little bit about you? Things you like outside of school, etc… I love to read, travel, and garden.   Give us an idea of your education passion, can you tell us something of why you chose [...]

2020-08-28T03:21:46+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Celia Hughes

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Celia Hughes School: Garden Oaks Montessori Magnet Subject: Math/Science 4-6   Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc… My family moved from Dallas to Houston in the summer of 2019 to be closer to family. My husband and two sons (6,2) have enjoyed [...]

2020-08-28T03:24:34+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Elida Perez

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Elida Perez School: Garden Oaks Montessori Subject: Early Childhood-all subjects   To help the business world get to know you, can you tell us a little bit about you? Things you like outside of school, etc… I love spending time with my family. I have three daughters; 9, [...]

2020-08-28T03:23:49+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Larry Langlois

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Larry Langlois School:  Height High School Subject: Health Science Technology   Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc… I am a Health Science Technology Teacher at Heights High School. I have written a book called “Decision Making From the Grass Roots [...]

2020-08-28T03:26:58+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Pat Coley

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Pat Coley School: Houston Heights High School Subject: physics   Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc… I like to play candy crush and shuffle cats rummy, card game, on my phone.   To help you feel better what do you [...]

2020-08-28T03:26:18+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Isaac Chao

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Isaac Chao   School: Heights High School   Subject: World Geography & Debate       Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc…   Coach and judge debate, play video games, read current events/philosophy/fantasy   Give us an idea of your [...]

2020-08-28T03:27:39+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Ashley Chavez

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name:  Ashley Chavez School: Marshall Middle School Subject: 8th Grade Science    Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc… I’ve been teaching for six years at Marshall Middle School, which happens to be the middle school my mom went to!  Before I [...]

2020-09-02T04:38:49+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Linsey Brewster

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Linsey Brewster School: Marshall Middle School Subject: Social Worker   Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc… I enjoy traveling and spending time with my kids. I have 7 kids. They are all actively involved in sports and attending their sporting games and [...]

2020-08-28T03:29:36+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Suzanne Thiem

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Suzanne Thiem School: Heights High School Subject: English IV   This will be my 25th year and I have been at Heights since 1999. My undergraduate is in Literature with a minor in theater. Some things I am interested in for my students is the purchase of an [...]

2020-08-28T03:30:48+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Joe-Nez Harlan

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Joe-Nez Harlan School: Heights High School Subject: Anatomy & Physiology   Tell us a little bit about you? Things you like outside of school, etc.… I am usually out and about doing community service-learning projects, feeding the homeless, spending quality time with the elderly at Sparrow Assisted Living, [...]

2020-08-28T03:28:58+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Mireya Delgado

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Mireya Delgado School: Marshall Middle School Subject: Skills for Living and Learning 6th, 7th and 8th   Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc… I am a SLL teacher and a mother of a senior in high school and a 4th [...]

2020-08-28T03:31:27+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Lizbeth Duran

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Lizbeth Duran School: Marshall Middle School Subject: ELAR   Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc… There’s quite a few things I enjoy doing outside of work, but among my top favorite thrift shopping is one of them. I purchase use items and [...]

2020-08-28T03:32:29+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Norberto Gracia

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Norberto Gracia School: Marshall Middle Academy of Fine Arts Subject: SPANISH   Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc… I love outdoors activities, love to bake and photography. I am very close to my family and even though this pandemic is an [...]

2020-08-28T03:34:10+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Marta Priego Alquezar

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Marta Priego Alquezar School: Marshall Middle Academy of Fine Arts Subject: School Counselor   Tell us a little bit about you? Things you like outside of school, etc… In my spare time, I like to hike Texas State parks, I play tennis, swimming, Pilates, yoga. I love going to the [...]

2020-08-28T03:36:00+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Timothy R. Pyles

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Timothy R. Pyles School: Marshall Middle School: Academy of Fine Arts Subject: Art   Tell us a little bit about you? Things you like outside of school, etc… I am an avid creator, from children’s book illustrations to video editing, I am constantly working on art. I have [...]

2020-08-28T03:37:25+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Sheera Winn

ADOPT A TEACHER WISH LIST   Name: Sheera Winn School: Marshall Middle School Subject: 7th Grade English Language Arts (Reading)   Tell us a little bit about you. Things you like outside of school, etc… The things that I like outside of school is I do a lot of professional development and self-development. I love learning [...]

2020-08-28T03:40:07+00:00August 21st, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Adopt a Teacher

Support for teachers is more important this school year than ever before as our local teachers are working in stressful and ever-changing conditions. The Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce and its Education Committee are sponsoring an Adopt a Teacher program for the 2020-2021 year as part of a continued effort to show support and [...]

2020-10-17T07:37:45+00:00August 21st, 2020|Education|

Marshall Middle School

Linsey Brewster: Social Worker Ashley Chavez:  8th Grade Science Mireya Delgado: Skills for Living, 6th, 7th, 8th Grades Lizbeth Duran: English, Language Arts and Reading Norberto Gracia: Spanish Teacher Marta Priego-Alquezar: School Counselor Timothy Pyles: Art Teacher Sheera Winn: 7th Grade Reading Ulysses Morales: HISTORY

2020-09-04T03:26:20+00:00August 20th, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Garden Oaks Montessori Teachers

To Adopt-A-Teacher: Select a Participating teacher from our list. Send an email to our Education Committee Chair Cindy Reibenstein at rcreibenstein@aol.com stating the name of the teacher you’d like to adopt and from which school. Cindy will provide the teacher’s contact information to you. Fulfill some or all of the items on the teacher’s wish-list and coordinate [...]

2020-10-17T07:36:25+00:00August 19th, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

Heights High School

Isaac Chao: World Geography and Debate  Pat Coley:Physics Andrea Hudson:  9th Grade Counselor Larry Langlois: Health Science Technology Joe-Nez Harlan: Anatomy & Physiology Suzanne Thiem:  English IV Ms. Shani Foster: Biology/Environmental Science Dawn Moses: Special Education            

2020-09-02T04:33:50+00:00August 18th, 2020|Teacher Spotlight|

April Petronella

Where to start with this member profile? Well, how about we start with her name, April? More specifically, April Petronella of PetroFox Education. Her name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of April is to “open and blossom.” And she has certainly done that as a dedicated and respected Chamber member. Active in the [...]

2020-08-25T09:58:01+00:00August 18th, 2020|Member Spotlight|