Teaching & Learning Department

The Aldine Teaching & Learning Department provides an aligned framework for all classroom instruction called the Model of Instruction. The curriculum program directors work to insure a complete alignment between the written curriculum, based on the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), the taught curriculum, based on the district scope and sequence and planning calendars, and instructional resources, and the tested curriculum, from campus assessments to district benchmark assessments to the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR), and End of Course (EOC) for students in grades 9-12. In addition, professional development aligned to the curriculum is offered throughout the instructional year and in the summer to allow teachers the opportunity to improve their instructional practices.

Aldine believes that it is important for all administrators, teachers, students, and parents to have an understanding of what each student is expected to learn during their academic career. The Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction, curricular program directors, and classroom teachers work collaboratively to produce the district scope and sequence for all content areas, district assessments for each six weeks, many instructional resources to use in the classroom, and professional development opportunities.

Curriculum Guides

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Dr. Todd Davis Chief Academic Officer  

Executive Directors

Carlos Barrón Executive Director of Secondary Teaching & Learning 281.985.6404
Dr. Stephen Matthew “Matt” Warford Executive Director of Elementary Teaching & Learning 281.985.3789
Akilah Willery Executive Director of Professional Learning and Technical Integration 281.985.6410
Besabe’ (Betsy) Haisler Executive Director of Multilingual Services 281.985.7370
Katherine Seals Executive Director of Special Education 281.985.6615
Nguyen Bui Executive Technical Innovation and Initiatives 281.985.6636


Twiana Collier Director of Guidance, Counseling, and At-Risk Students 281.985.6403
Olivia Boatner Director of School of Choice 281.985.6559
Franklin Higgins Director of Career and Technical Education 281.985.6650
Michaelann Kelley Director of Fine Arts 281.985.6421

Program Directors

Alonda Jacks-Moorehead Program Director of Title I 281.985.7274
Amy Smith Program Director of Foreign Languages and Speech & Debates 281.985.6950
Nancy Gauthier Program Director of Title I 281.985.6954
Maisha Guillory Program Director of Health Services 281.985.6411
Brooke Martin Program Director of Career and Technical Education 281.985.6652
Baron Hannsz Program Director of Secondary Mathematics 281.985.6406
Chamelia Robinson Program Director of Elementary Language Arts 281.985.6951
Chantay Smith Program Director of Elementary Mathematics 281.985.6417
Charity Bostick Program Director of High School Language Arts 281.985.6401
Cindy Buchanan  Program Director of Library Media Services 281.985.6415
Dametra Skinner Program Director of Middle School Mathematics 281.985.7174
Deborah Johnson Program Director of Secondary Social Studies 281.985.6409
Deborah McNeely Program Director of Response to Intervention Services 281.985.6953
Efrain Uribe Program Director of Elementary Guidance, Counseling & At-Risk Students 281.985.6425
Eric Levels Program Director of Online Programs 281.878.1588
Gwendolyn Lockett Program Director of Elementary Social Studies 281.985.6127
Jaime Guerra Program Director of Career and Technical Education 281.985.6646
Karen Krall Program Director of Secondary ESL Education 281.985.6621
Kim Sinclair Dyslexia Program Director 281.985.7257
Latashia Abrams Program Director of Title I 281.985.6418
Lisa Edwards Program Director of Elementary Language Arts 281.985.6405
Willette Trotty-Aubrey Program Director of Middle School Science 281.985.7962
Margaux Jones Program Director of Elementary Language Arts 281.985.7960
Marissa Bueno Program Director of Elementary Mathematics 281.985.6952
Michelle Becwar Program Director of Middle School Language Arts 281.985.6402
Robert Thomas Program Director of Career and Business Partnerships 281.985.6646
Vacant Program Director of Secondary Guidance, Counseling & At-Risk Students 281.985.6416
Stephanie Knight Program Director of Professional Learning 281.985.7961
Tracy Mansfield Program Director of Elementary Science 281.985.6414
Vacant Program Director of Advanced Academics 281.985.6649
Will Tillis Vocational Program Director 281.985.7229
Xandra Williams-Earlie Program Director of Secondary Science 281.985.6420


Catalina Lugo Multilingual Program Specialist 281.985.6208
Christine Kujawa Multilingual Program Specialist 281.985.4768
Denise Keaton Coordinator of Student Financial Aid 281.985.6408
Rachel Briones Multilingual Program Specialist 281.985.6189
Eva Carillo-Iniguez Multilingual Program Specialist 281.985.6452
Isabel Hejazi Credit Recovery Coordinator 281.878.1589
Italia Cea Multilingual Program Specialist 281.985.4767
Jeanette Alvarez Multilingual Program Specialist 281.985.6171
Jhalima Ibrahim District Translator 281.985.6436
Shanaya Anderson Virtual School Coordinator 281.878.1588
Sonia Castro Multilingual Program Specialist 281.985.6619