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SPRING 2016 RETIREMENTS:

  • Kathy Pinner
    Kathy has been the Special Ed Interventionist at Lakeshore Elementary for the past year. Before that, Kathy was the RtI Interventionist for 2 years, taught 4th grade for 2 years, 1st grade for 2 years, and 3rd grade for one year. Before coming to LSE, Kathy taught 3rd grade at Summerwood Elementary for one year. Prior to her service in Humble ISD, Kathy taught in Christoval ISD and Thorndale ISD for one year each, at Rockdale ISD for 9 years, at Culberson County ISD for one year, at Monahans Wickett Pyote ISD for 6 years, at Gonzales ISD for 9 years, and in Johnstown, Colorado public schools for 4 years. Kathy has served as an educator for a total of 40 years.

  • Rhian Webb
    Rhian has been a Math Teacher at Kingwood High School for the past 16 years. Before teaching at KHS, she taught at Humble Middle School for 4 years, and at Humble High School for one year. Before coming to Humble ISD, Rhian taught in the United Kingdom for four years. She has served as an educator for a total of 29 years.
 

Fall 2016 RETIREMENTS:

  • Cindy Hunt
    Hidden Hollow Elementary bids farewell to Cindy Hunt, their Assistant Principal for the past 10 years. Before coming to HHE, Cindy was an Assistant Principal at Timbers for 5 years, and a Special Education Teacher at Hidden Hollow for 11 years. Before coming to Humble ISD Cindy taught in Klein ISD for 9 years. She has served as an educator for a total of 35 years.

  • Ron Stump
    Ron has been a Teacher and Coach at Atascocita for the past 5 years. Before coming to AHS, he taught and coached in various places for 29 years. Ron has served as an educator for 34 years.

  • Juergen Achtermann
    Juergen has been a Varsity Gymnastics Coach for the past 34 years. He is retiring as the Varsity Coach at Atascocita High School. Juergen has served as a Varsity Gymnastics Coach at Atascocita High School, Humble High School, and Kingwood High School. He coached athletes to the State Finals each and every year since 1982, earning the distinction of being the most consistently winning coach in Humble ISD history.

  • Ella Adams
    Ella has been a counselor at Timberwood Middle School for the past 10 years. Prior to her work at TMS, Ella was at Kingwood Middle School for 5 years, at Humble Middle School for 4 years, and at TMS for 6 years. She has served in education for a total fo 25 years.

  • Eileen Alexander
    Eileen has been the Secretary at Bear Branch Elementary for the past 21 years. Before taking the secretarial position, she was a Special Education Para. Eileen has served in education for a total of 21 years.

  • Katherine Bash
    Katherine has been the Child Nutrition Manager at Summer Creek High School for 6 years. Before she helped open the SCHS campus, Katherine was manager at AMS and KMS. Before becoming manager at AMS, she was first a Child Nutrition Specialist. She has served in Child Nutririon for a total of 22 years. 

  • Judy Browder
    Judy has been the CATE Bookkeeper for the past 11 years. Before coming to CATE, she was the Principal's Secretary and Bookkeeper at North Belt Elementary. Before coming to Humble ISD, Judy worked in Ft. Bend ISD as the Construction and Maintenance Secretary for 3 years, in Alief ISD for 12 years; first at Elsik High School, then Holub Middle School and finally as Principal's Secretary at Hastings High School. Judy has served in education for a total of 28 years.

  • Pamela Denmon
    Pamela has been the RELA teacher at Timberwood Middle School for the past 6 years. Before coming to TMS, she taught at Riverwood Middle School for 3 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, Pamela taught in North Forest ISD for 15 years. She has served as an educator for a total of 24 years.

  • Susan Ellington
    Susan has been a 3rd Grade Teacher at Summerwood Elementary for the past 5 years. Before coming to Summerwood, she taught 3rd and 4th grade at Woodland Hills Elementary for 7 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, Susan taught in Katy ISD for 2 years and in Lamar CISD for 16 years. Susan has served as an educator for a total of 30 years.

  • Jo Marie Faggard
    Jo Marie has been a 1st Grade Teacher at Timbers Elementary for the past 24 years. Before coming to Humble ISD she taught in Liberty ISD for 3 years and in Lamar Consolidated ISD for 2 years. Jo Marie has served as an educator for a total of 29 years.

  • Jan Gorey
    Jan has been the ELT at River Pines Elementary for the past two years. Prior to that, she was an ALT at River Pines for 5 years, and a classroom teacher at Elm Grove Elementary for 14 years. Jan has served as an educator for a total of 21 years.

  • Jackie Grant
    Counselor at Kingwood Middle School for the past 3 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, Jackie worked in New Caney ISD for the past 13 years as a 1st grade teacher, elementary and middle school counselor and elementary assistant principal. Jackie spent 7 years in Mansfield ISD as a 1st, 2nd and 4th grade teacher and 7 years in Pasadena ISD serving as a 1st grade teacher. She has served as an educator for a total of 30 years.

  • Beverly Hall
    Beverly has been a SPED Paraeducator at Atascocita Middle School for the past 3 years. Before AMS, Beverly  was a Library Para at Elm Grove Elementary for two years, a SPED Para at Maplebrook Elementary for 1 year, and was a SPED Para for 8 years and also taught in the science lab for 4 1/2 years at Timbers Elementary. She subbed in Humble ISD for 1 year. She has served in education for a total of 15 years.

  • Pamela R. Johnson
    Pamela has been a CTE Teacher of Cosmetology at Summer Creek High School for the past 3 years. She also taught students from Kingwood High School, Kingwood Park High School and Cambridge. Before coming to Humble ISD, Pamela taught in North Forest ISD for 34 years. She has served as an educator for a total of 37 years.

  • Amard Rollins
    Amard has been an Adaptive Behavior Teacher at Creekwood Middle School for the past 3 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, Amard taught for 2 years at St. Thomas Episcopal, and fir 6 years in Houston ISD. Amard has served as an educator for a total of 11 years.

  • Deborah Stratton
    Deborah has been the Math ALT at Eagle Springs Elementary for the past 4 years. She helped open ESE in 2006. Prior to becoming Math ELT, she was a 4th Grade Math/Science/SS at ESE for 6 years. Before coming to Eagle Springs, Deborah taught Math/SC/SS at Maplebrook Elementary for 4 years. Before than, she taught Math/Writing/SS at Timbers Elementary for 8 yrs, and she taught Sped and 4th grade Math/Writing/SS at Lakeland Elementary for 2 and a half years. Prior to her work in Humble ISD, Deborah taught elementary & middle school P.E., and was a girls track coach for 4 years in Springfield, Illinois, and she taught 5th grade for 2 and a half years in West Frankfort, Illinois. Deborah has served in education for a total of 31 years. A reception was held in her honor at ESE on May 18.

  • Betty Wolf
    Betty has been an Administrtive Assistant to the Superintendent for the past 5 years. Before that, she was the Principal's Secretary at Kingwood High School for 10 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, Betty worked in Galena Park ISD for 6 years. She has served in education for a total of 21 years. A reception in her honor will be held on Thursday, June 16 at 5:30 p.m. at KHS in LGI-2310. Parking is in the back lot, using the back doors as entry. Get the flier here.

FALL 2015 RETIREMENTS:

  • Marlene Boronyak
    Marlene has been the secretary for the Director of Curriculum and Instruction for the last year. Before that, Marlene worked in the Records/Document Development Department for 3 years, was Reading/Language Arts Secretary for 6 years and was Administrative Assistant to the Associate Director of Technology for 6 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, Marlene was the bookkeeper for a Catholic school in New Orleans, LA for 2 years. She has served in education for a total of 18 years.

  • Carol Kollehner
    Carol has taught at Creekwood Middle School for the past 11 years. Before coming to CMS, Carol was a Physical Education Teacher at Willow Creek Elementary for 6 years, and prior to that she was a PE Aide at WCE for 4 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, she was a Cafeteria Manager in San Luis Obispo, CA. Carol has served in education for a total of 22 years.

  • Mindy LaCour
    Mindy has been the Assistant Director for Educational Support Services for the past 3 years. Before that, Mindy served as Humble ISD's Deaf education Coordinator for 13 years, and as a Deaf Education Teacher for 11 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, she worked in Aldine ISD for 6 years and in Lake Charles, LA for 2 years. Mindy has served as an educator for 33 years.

  • Tammy McHale
    Tammy has been an Assistant Principal at Humble High School for the past 15 years. Before that she taught at HHS for 11 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, Tammy taught English in Greenwood, South Carolina for 6 years. Tammy has served in education for a total of 32 years.

  • Kathy Oberle Osberg
    Kathy has been in Adapted Physical Education for the Atascocita vertical alignment for the past 8.5 years. Before that, she taught Health Education at Riverwood Middle School for 6 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, Kathy taught Elementary P.E. in Spring ISD for 5 years. She has served in education for a total of 19.5 years.

  • Sherri L Smith
    Administrative Assistant to
    Deputy Superintendent & Chief Academic Officer Dr. Thomas Price. Before that, Sherri came to Humble ISD as a PE Aide at Woodland Hills Elementary in 1991. She later moved into the WHE front office. Sherri later worked at Quest High School and Riverwood Middle School. Sherri became Administrative Assistant to Associate Superintendent John Miller and Assistant Superintendent John Widmier, then later for Assistant Superintendents Cecilia Hawkins and Paula Doebele. Sherri has served for 25 years in Humble ISD.

  • Debby Teter
    Debby has been the Instructional Technologist  at Willow Creek Elementary for the past 25 years. She has served in Humble ISD for a total of 33 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, Debby worked in Desoto ISC and in Ferris ISD for a total of 39 years in education.


  • Glenda Wilson
    Assistant to the Assistant Superintendent of Support Services, is retiring after 28 years with Humble ISD.
 
 
SPRING 2015 RETIREMENTS:

Get a complete list of Humble ISD Spring 2015 retirees HERE.
  • Mark Beridon
    Mark has been the Food Services Manager at Eagle Springs Elementary for the past 10 years. Before coming to ESE, he served at Elm Grove Elementary for 14 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, Mark worked in school food services in East Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Mark has served in child nutrition for a total of 26 years.

  • Donna Dunham
    Donna has been a RELA teacher at Atascocita Middle School for the past 10 years. Before coming to AMS, she taught at Whispering Pines for 7 years and at Humble Middle School for 7 years for a total of 24 years in Humble ISD. Before coming to Humble ISD Donna was an educator for 20 years in Maryland, Department of Defense Schools in Okinawa, Japan, and in California. She has a grand total of 44 years as an educator!

  • Debbi Ensey
    Debbie has been a 5th grade RELA Teacher at Maplebrook Elementary for the past 14 years. Before coming to Maplebrook, she taught at Jack Fields Elementary for 7 years, and at Humble Elementary for 2 years. Debbi has served as an educator for a total of 23 years.

  • Melinda Greene
    Melinda has been the Academic Lead Teacher for RELA at Atascocita Middle School for the past 6 years. Before coming to AMS she taught RELA at Humble Middle School. Before coming to Humble ISD, Melinda taught in Crosby ISD for 17 years, in Aldine ISD for 2 years, and in Jasper ISD for 6 years. She has been an educator for a total of 33 years.

  • Terry Harshaw
    Terry has been a teacher in Humble ISD for 17 years. Her first 8 years were spent teaching science at Timberwood Middle School where she was chosen as Campus Teacher of the Year and District Finalist in 2003. She transferred to Lakeland Elementary as a Science Coach for 5 years in 2010 and was honored there as Campus Teacher of the Year. Terry was honored as District Elementary Teacher of the Year in 2009. Shortly after, she was recruited by Rice University to teach in the REMSL program in partnership with HISD. She returned to TMS to finish her career were she has spent the last 3 years teaching science and loving her students. Terry has been an educator for a total of 17 years.

  • Cordelia "Didi" Jordon
    Didi was the Librarian at Humble Middle School for the past 10 years. Before coming to HMS, she was the librarian at Whispering Pines Elementary for 15 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, Didi worked at Francis Elementary and Teague Middle School in Aldine ISD for 15 years, and before coming to Texas she was a 6th grade teacher in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana for 4 years. Didi has served as an educator for a total of 44 years!

  • Paige Parker
    Paige has been a Digital Learning Specialist/IT Specialist for the past 16 years. Before joining the Technology Department, Paige taught English and Journalism at Kingwood High School for 4 years, and she taught English and Journalism and was also the campus IT at Humble High for 10 years. Paige has served as an educator in Humble ISD for a total of 30 years.

  • Brenda Ray
    Brenda was a Math Teacher and Assistant Gymnastics Coach at Kingwood High School for 22 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, Brenda taught at Scarborough High School and Teh High School for Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice in Huston ISD for 4 years. While in Houston ISD, Brenda taught math and sponsored several clubs, including Student Council. She served as the Scarborough High Swimmning and Diving Coach. Before that, Brenda taught math at Crosby High School for 4 years, sponsoring several clubs and organizing the homecoming parade and honors nights. Brenda has served as an educator for a total of 30 years.

  • Shari Stringer
    Shari has been a teacher at River Pines Elementary for the past 8 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, Shari taught at St. Martha's Catholic School, Austin ISD, Bastrop ISD, Ser Niños Charter School and at Spring ISD. She has been an educator for a total of 19 years.

  • Jodi Wapplehorst
    Jodi has been a 2nd grade teacher at Maplebrook Elementary School for the past 14 years. Before coming to Maplebrook, she taught 3rd grade at Timbers Elementary for 3 years, and at North Belt Elementary for 5 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, Jodi taught 1st grade at Bastrop Elementary School in Bastrop ISD, 4th grade at J. Houston Elementary School in Austin ISD, and 4th grade at Reagan Elementary School in Abilene ISD. She has been an educator for a total of 29 years.

  • Glenda Wilson
    Assistant to the Assistant Superintendent of Support Services, is retiring after 28 years with Humble ISD.
 
FALL 2014 RETIREMENTS:

  • Rose Edmond
    Oak Forest Elementary Cafeteria Manager. rose has 26 years of service with the Humble ISD Child Nutrition Department. She has served as Cafeteria Manager at Humble Middle School, Humble High School, Kingwood High School, and Oak Forest Elementary. She has been the Cafeteria Manager at OFE for the past 12 years.

  • Ricky Jenkins
    HVAC Energy Management Technician in the Maintenance Department for 26 years. There will be a reception for Ricky on December 19 at 2 p.m. in the Maintenance Center Conference Room. Get the flier.
  • Don Withrow
    Integrated Pest Control/Grounds Supervisor. Don has served in the Humble ISD Operations Department for 24 years. There will be a party in his honor on January 30, 2015 at 2 p.m. in the Maintenance Center conference room. Get the flier.
 
SPRING 2014 RETIREMENTS:

  • Karen Abbott
    Karen has been an Instructional Technologist at Lakeland Elementary for the past 19 years. Before coming to Lakeland, Karen taught at Bear Branch Elementary for 3 years, at Creekwood Middle School for 4 years, and at Kingwood Middle for 1 year. Prior to her work in Humble ISD, Karen taught at St. Clair County schools in Alabama for 3 years and at Lutheran Preschool for 3 years. Karen has served as an educator for a total of 33 years.  A retirement reception was held on March 27th in the Lakeland Elementary School library.

  • Carla Atkinson
    Teacher and Service Learning Coordinator at KPHS for the past 8 years. Before that, Carla taught at Kingwood High School for 4 years and at Kingwood Ninth Grade Campus for 14 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, Carla taught in Lancaster ISD for 2 years. She has served in education for a total of 28 years.

  • Paula Bailey
    Paula has been a Social Studies Teacher at Kingwood High School for the past 21 years.
  • Meredith Beasley
    Math ALT at Foster Elementary for the past two years. Before becoming the Math ALT, she taught Kindergarten at Foster for 16 years. Prior to coming to Foster, Meredith taught at North Belt Elementary for 9 years and was a District Math Specialist for 3 years. Before coming to Humble ISD she taught in Navasota for a year. Meredith has served as an educator for a total of 31 years.

  • Karen L. Brown
    6th Grade Math Teacher at Riverwood Middle School for 19 years. Before coming to RMS, Karen was an Assistant Principal at Humble Elementary for 2 years, and a 5th grade teacher at Elm Grove Elementary for 1 year. Before coming to Humble ISD, Karen taught in Klein ISD for 1 year and in Chillicothe and Pepper Pike, Ohio for 4 years. She has served as an educator for 27 years. A reception will be held in her honor Tuesday, June 3 at 4 p.m. in the Riverwood Middle School Library. Get the flier/invitation!

  • Laura Clapp
    Kindergarten Teacher at Foster Elementary for 22 years. Before coming to Foster, Laura taught at Lakeland Elementary for 8 years. She taught 1st Grade for 2 years and Kindergarten for 28 years. Laura has served as an educator for a total of 30 years.

  • Jackie Costanza
    French Teacher/Foreign Language Department at Humble High School for the pas 16 years. Before coming to HHS and Humble ISD, Jackie taught for a year in Magnolia ISD, for 4 years in Conroe ISD, and for 7 years in New York State. She has served as an educator for a total of 28 years.

  • John Daigle
    Teacher, Ross Sterling Middle School, Special Services Department, for the past 7 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, John taught in Alice ISD for 4 years. He has served as an educator for a total of 11 years.

  • Cynthia Grant
    Pine Forest Elementary Second Grade Teacher for five years. Before coming to PFE, Cynthia taught at Timbers Elementary for 16 years and at Lakeland Elementary for 9 years. Cynthia has served as an educator for a total of 30 years.

  • Donna Haselden
    Science Academic Lead Teacher at Woodcreek Middle School for the past 4 years. Before coming to WMS, Donna taught science at Atascocita Middle for 2 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, she taught in Tarkington ISD for 17 years, and in Catholic schools in Beaumont for 4 years. Donna has served as an educator for a total of 27 years.

  • Kathy Humphries
    Teacher at Jack Fields Elementary School for the past 16 years Kathy has taught at Lakeland, Deerwood, North Belt and Jack Fields elementaries for a combined 36 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, she taught in Louisiana and Mississippi for five years. Kathy has served as an educator for a total of 41 years.

  • Judith Jeffryes
    Summerwood Elementary School Receptionist for the last 18 months. Judith came to SWE from Accounts Payable, where she worked for 6 years. Before coming to Humble ISD she served in Mansfield ISD for 23 years. Judith has worked in education for 30 years.
  • Kevin Johnson
    Head Boys Soccer Coach at Kingwood High School for the past 25 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, Kevin worked in Clear Creek ISD for 5 years, Fort Bend ISD for 4 years, and Houston ISD for 1 year. Kevin has served as an educator for a total of 35 years.

  • Greg Joseph
    Principal at Riverwood Middle School. More information is coming on Greg's history with Humble ISD. A retirement reception to honor Greg will be held at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 28 at RMS. Get the flier here.
  • Patty Lam
    Teacher at Greentree Elementary for the past 19 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, Patty taught in LCISD for 5 years, Brenham ISD for 4 years, and Frisco ISD for 1 year. She has served as an educator for a total of 29 years.

  • Jane Mehring
    Oaks Elementary Librarian for 25 years. Before coming to The Oaks, Jane was a 4th grade teacher at Humble Elementary for 10 years. She has served as an educator for 35 years. A reception honoring Jane will be held on May 29 from 4-5:30 p.m. in The Oaks Library. Get the invitation.
  • Jan Morris
    Literacy Facilitator in Curriculum and Instruction at the ISC for the past 12 years. Jan has been with Humble ISD since 1983. She worked as a para educator at Woodland Hills Elementary for 3 years before going to Lakeland Elementary, where she worked for 10 years as a classroom teacher and Reading Recovery teacher. She worked at Humble Elementary for 3 years as a classroom teacher and literacy coach. She trained through Literacy Collaborative for two years and helped pilot this program at Humble Elementary. Jan worked at North Belt as a literacy coach for 2 years before coming to Curriculum and Instruction, where she has spent the last 12 years as an Elementary Literacy Facilitator. She has served in education for a total of 30 years.
    A reception will be held in her honor on May 29 from 4-6 p.m. at the ISC.

  • Lila G. Poer
    Para-Educator PPCD-Pre-K at the Oaks Elementary School for the past 9 years. Before coming to the Oaks, Lila worked at Lakeland Elementary for 12 years. She has served in education for a total of 21 years. A reception will be held in her honor Thursday, May 29th from 4-5:30 p.m. in the Oaks Elementary Library.

  • Joyce Pope
    Teacher at Foster Elementary school for the past 28 years. Joyce has taught Early Childhood through 5th Grade and has been a Reading Specialist. Before coming to Humble ISD, she taught in Splendora for 5 years. Joyce has served as an educator for a total of 33 years.

  • Marcia Reineking
    Principal at Maplebrook Elementary for the past 13 years. Before coming to Maplebrook, Marcia was principal at Jack Fields Elementary for 6 years, assistant principal at Greentree Elementary for 5 years, and Teacher at Bear Branch Elementary for 7 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, Marcia taught in Cy-Fair for two years, and also in Maryland, Florida, and Indiana. She has served as an educator for 42 years.

  • Mary Ann Schaefer
    KPHS English Co-Teacher. She has taught in Humble ISD Special Education for 16 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, Mary Ann taught for 5 years in Ohio.

  • Carol Shackouls
    Kindergarten teacher at Shadow Forest Elementary for the past 20 years. Before coming to Shadow Forest, Carol taught kindergarten, 1st and 2nd for 14 years at Elm Grove Elementary, 1st grade at WHE for 2 years, and 1st grade at BBE for one year. Before coming to Humble ISD, she taught in Mississippi and Louisiana for 3 years. Carol has served as an educator for 40 years. A reception to honor Carol will be held on Wednesday, May 28 at 4 p.m. in the Shadow Forest Library.

  • Carol K. Smith
    Math Teacher at Kingwood High School for the last 35 years! While at KHS, Carol was a Math Teacher from 1979-1999, a Math Department Chair from 1999-2012, and Math Department Manager frm 2012-2014. Before coming to Humble ISD she served in Alief ISD for four years. Carol has served as an educator for 39 years.

  • Ruth T. Smith
    Kingwood High School Reading Teacher. Ruth has served at Kingwood High School (SPED & Reading) for the past 33 years. Before coming to KHS, she taught at HHS for 1 year in Special Ed. Prior to coming to Humble ISD, she taught in Minden, LA for 1 year and in Little Rock, AK for 4 years. Ruth has served as an educator for 39 years.

  • Deborah Tyler
    Hidden Hollow Elementary Physical Education Teacher for the past 24 years. Before coming to Hidden Hollow, Deborah was a PE teacher at Woodland Hills Elementary for 2 years as a Physical Education Para-educator. Before coming to Humble ISD, Deborah was a 6th Grade PE teacher in Aldine ISD for one year. She has served in education for a total of 27 years.
    A surprise reception was held at HHE on 1/30/14 in honor of the only Physical Education Teacher HHE has had since they opened in 1990!

  • Caryn Uttenweiler
    Kindergarten Teacher at Deerwood Elementary for the past 6 years. Before coming to Deerwood, Caryn taught Kindergarten at Humble Elementary for 18 years, starting when the campus was located on Charles Street. Before coming to Humble ISD, she taught in Pasadena ISD for 7 years and in Aldine ISD for 1 year. Caryn has been an educator for a total of 32 years.

  • Terri VeDepo
    Principal at Foster Elementary for the past 14 years, and before that she was an Assistant Principal for 5 years. Before coming to Foster, Terri taught at Timbers, Deerwood, and North Belt.  She has taught Pre-K, Second, Third and Basic Skills. She is moving to the Hill Country with her family. Terri VeDepo has served as an educator for 34 years–33 of those in Humble ISD. 

  • Gail Wright
    Teacher at Kingwood Park High School for the past 5 years. Before coming to KPHS, Gail taught World Geography at Kingwood Ninth Grade Campus for 16 years, and US History and Geography at KHS for 1 year. Before coming to Humble ISD, she taught GT/Social Studies at Seyquoia Middle School in Broken Arrow, OK. Gail has served as an educator for a total of 23 years.

Fall 2013 RETIREMENTS:

  • Mary K. Brown
    Humble High School Teacher for 11 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, Mary taught in New Caney ISD for 9 years. She has served as an educator for 20 years.

  • John Conn
    Has worked in the Humble ISD Maintenance Department for 26 years.

  • Allan Griffin
    Special assignment, Public Information Office. Allan joined Humble ISD in 1978. He taught at Humble Middle School and Atascocita Middle School; He was Purchasing Assistant Director; Transportation Assistant Director; and Special Projects for Public Information and Community Development offices. Allan was also President of the Humble High School Alumni Association. He has served in Humble ISD for more than 35 years. For information on a reception in his honor, please check here.

  • Carla Hopkins
    Life Skills Teacher at Pine Forest Elementary for 28 years. Carla joined the Humble ISD Family in 1984, and for 2 years she was the only elementary Life Skills teacher in the district. Before coming to Humble ISD, Carla taught Life Skills in Pasadena ISD for 2 years. She taught in Little Rock, AR, for a year and was the director of the Oxford Child Development Center in Oxford, MS, for 7 years. Carla has served as a Special Educator for 40 years.

  • Dolly Smith
    Timbers Elementary School Counselor. Dolly has served as a counselor at Timbers for the past 34 years. Before coming to TE, she did student teaching and then taught kindergarten and 3rd grade at Humble Elementary for 3 years, and taught kindergarten at Oaks Elementary for one year. Dolly has served as an educator for 38 years, all in Humble ISD!
    Timbers will host a retirement reception on December 10, from 4-6 p.m. in the TE Cafeteria.

  • Beverly Stanton
    Assistant Director of Child Nutrition Services for the past 9 years. Beverly worked in our Child Nutrition Services for a total of 26 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, she taught for 5 years in the Territory of Guam and worked for 6 years in Child Nutrition in Baton Rouge, LA. Beverly has served in education for a total of 37 years.

  • Phyllis Webb
    Humble High School Counselor for more than 25 years. Part of that time was at H-9, the freshman campus of Humble High. Before HHS, Phyllis served as a counselor at Foster Elementary for 3 1/2 years. Prior to her work in Humble ISD, Phyllis taught for a year at Deep Creek High School in Chesapeake, VA and taught chemistry and also served as a counselor for 4 years at York High School in Yorktown, VA. She has served as an educator for 34 years.
 
Spring 2013 RETIREMENTS:

  • Amy Anders
    Assistant Principal at Atascocita High School and GRAD Night School Principal for the past 7 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, Amy taught for 7 years in Aldine ISD, 4 years in Pasadena ISD, 3 years in Texas City ISD, 5 years in Pharr-San Juan-Alamo ISD, and 4 years in Los Fresnos ISD. Amy has served as an educator for 30 years.

  • Inga Berney
    Technology/Business Instructor & Yearbook Advisor at Riverwood Middle School for 15 1/2 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, Inga taught Technology/Business at Newton High School in Newton ISD for 16 years, and at Wills Point High School in Wills Point ISD for 2 1.2 years. Inga has been an educator for 34 years.

  • Linda (Lindy) Hood
    Lindy has been a First Grade Teacher at Shadow Forest Elementary for the past 11 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, she taught for 3 years in Livingston ISD, 6 years at Isaacs Elementary in Houston ISD, 10 years at Bonner Elementary in Houston ISD, and 11 years at Briargrove Elementary in Houston ISD. Lindy has served as an educator for a total of 41 years, 35 of those years as a first grade teacher.
     
  • Kathy Kargel
    Kathy has been the Principal's Office Professional at Oaks Elementary School for 22 years

  • Teresa Nelson
    Math Instructional Coach ALT at Riverwood Middle School for the past 4 years. Teresa has been at Riverwood for 22 years. Before that, she taught math at Humble Middle School and Atascocita Middle School. Before coming to Humble ISD, Teresa taught in Tarkington ISD, Dayton ISD, Cy-Fair ISD, and served as Assistant Principal and Assistant Curriculum Person for Splendora ISD. Teresa has been an educator for a total of 37 years.

  • Paula Ortiz
    Math Teacher at Kingwood Park High School. Paula has been a math teacher for 21 years; she taught at KPHS for 8 years, at Humble 9th Grade Campus for 11 years, and at Humble Middle School for 2 years. Paula has served as an educator for a total of 21 years.

  • Debbie Powell
    CBISS at Riverwood Middle School for the past two years. She has served 22 years at Riverwood Middle, 5 years at Kingwood High School and 5 years at Creekwood Middle School. Over her 32 years in Humble ISD, Debbie has taught Physical Education, Coached Volleyball Basketball & Track, Typing, Keyboarding, Data Entry, as well as CBISS. Before coming to Humble ISD, she taught PE for one year in Livingston ISD for a total of 33 years in education.
  • Eileen Michelle Prentice
    Instructional Technologist at Timbers Elementary School for 17 years.
     Before that, Eileen taught 4th grade at Timbers for 6 years. Prior to coming to Humble ISD, she taught 2nd grade in Balwinsville, NY for 6 years, 6th grade for a year, and qst grade in Decatur City Schools for a year and 1st grade in Pasadena ISD for a year. Eileen has been an educator for a total of 32 years in education. There will be a reception in her honor at Hector's in Atascocita on June 4 at 4:30 p.m.

  • Larry Rhodes
    AMS Special Education for the past two years. Before AMS, Larry worked for Humble ISD for 16 years teaching PE, health, journalism, English, and as a coach in basketball, football and golf. Larry has spent 14 years as a teacher and coach in Houston, and 29 years coaching basketball, baseball, football and golf. He has 16 district championships, 8 in football, 6 in basketball, one in baseball and one in golf. Larry has a total of 31 years in education.

  • Mary Roberts
    Technology/Business Instructor at Atascocita High School for the past 6 years. Prior to AHS, Mary taught technology/business for 11 years at Atascocita Middle School and for 6 years at Humble High School. Mary was also a secondary Instructional Technology Specialist in Dickinson for one year. She has been an educator for a total of 24 years.
  • Kathy Rosenbalm
    Lead GT & ESL Teacher at Hidden Hollow Elementary for the past 23 years. Kathy opened the Oaks and taught 3rd grade for 3 years. 
    She opened the Timbers and taught for 5 years as GT Lead, opened Pine Forest as the GT Lead for 1 year. She was  4th grade team leader at Forster for 3 years and was at Willow Creek for 1 year. Janice Wiederhold, asked her move with her to open Hidden Hollow, and she's been there for 23 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, she taught in Aldine ISD. Kathy has served as an educator for 38 years.

  • Josie Salumunek
    Facilitator for students with Visual Impairments, Student Support Services, Instructional Support Center for 24 years. Prior to coming to Humble ISD, Josie served in Ft. Worth for 3 years, and in Hurst-Euless-Bedford for 2 years for a total of 29 years. A reception in her honor will be held in Room 1005 of the Instructional Support Center on May 17 from 3-6 p.m.

  • Eileen Shellhouse
    RELA and Social Studies Co-teacher at Riverwood Middle School for the past 7 years. From 1979-2006 Eileen taught 3rd, 4th and 5th grades and Special Education at Bear Branch Elementary School. Before coming to Humble ISD, Eileen taught 1st grade for 2 1/2 years in Illinois. Eileen has served as an educator for 36 years.

  • Keith Simmons
    Math teacher at Kingwood Park High School for the past four years. Before KPHS, Keith taught at Humble High School for 10 years and at Atascocita High School for three years. Before coming to Humble ISD, Keith taught at Dayton Middle School for one year for a total of 18 years in education.

  • Dena Steed
    Band Director at Humble High School for the past 29 years. Before that, Dena was Assistant Band Director at Kingwood High School for 3 years. She taught for 5 years in Garrison ISD and for 1 year in Clarksville ISD. Dena has been an educator for 38 years.

  • Carolyn Walsh
    Deaf Education Teacher at Oaks Elementary for the past two years. Before that, Carolyn taught at Oak Forest Elementary for 10 years, at Eagle Springs Elementary for 3 years, and at Lakeshore Elementary for two years. Before coming to Humble ISD, Carolyn taught for 5 years in Houston ISD, 2 years in Concord, NH, 3 years in Tunkhannock, PA, and for a year at private schools in PA. Carolyn has served as a educator for a total of 28 years.

  • Catherine (Cathy) T. Walvoord
    Classroom teacher at Humble Elementary School for 13 years. Prior to Humble Elementary, Cathy taught at Foster Elementary for 8 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, Cathy taught at Ease Baton Rouge Parrish schools in Louisiana for 3 years, CyFair ISD for 3 years, and at Beaumont ISD for 3 years. Cathy has been an educator for a total of 30 years. A reception will be held in her honor on May 20 at Humble Elementary School.

FALL 2012 RETIREMENTS:

  • Ruben M. Canales
    Biology/Health teacher, Head Tennis coach at Atascocita High School
    for 6 years. Before AHS, Ruben worked at Humble High School for 1 year and at Bryan High School for 4 years for a total of 11 years in education.

  • Marlon Farr
    Principal of Community Learning Center for the past 20 years.
    He taught science at the Discipline Program for 2 years before becoming the CLC principal. Before that, Marlon taught science at Kingwood Middle and Kingwood High for a year each, and Humble High School for 8 years. Before coming to Humble ISD he taught for 2 years in Channelview ISD. Marlon has served in educating students for a total of 34 years. A celebration in Marlon's honor will be held at Tin Roof BBQ, 18918 Twon Center Blvd. in Atascocita on Dec. 13 from 4-8:30 p.m. Get the flier here.

  • TerryAnn Hebert
    Art Teacher at Humble Middle School for the past 8 years. Before coming to HMS, TerryAnn taught at Creekwood Middle School for 7 years and at Kingwood Middle School for 8 years (2 years shared between KMS/KHS). Prior to Humbe ISD, TerryAnn taught in North Forest ISD for 10 years and at Lone Star College-Kingwood for 9 years. TerryAnn has served in education for a total of 33 years.

  • Bea Keng
    Reading Strategies/Read 180/Dyslexia Teacher for Ross Sterling Middle School RELA Department.
    Before RSMS, Bea taught at Oaks Elementary for 7 years, Humble Ninth Grade for 12 years, and Humble High School for 1 year. Before coming to Humble ISD, Bea taught at Liberty-Eylau ISD for 3 years,Crosby ISD for 3 years and Sheldon ISD for 3 years. She has taught for a total of 34 years.

  • Tim Lovelady
    Fifth Grade Math/Science Teacher at Park Lakes Elementary for 3 years. Before PLE, Tim was a PE Teacher, Fifth Grade Teacher and Assistant Principal at Pine Forest Elementary, an Assistant Principal at Atascocita Middle School and an Assistant Principal at Timberwood Middle School. Tim has a total of 24 years in education. There will be a retirement reception in his honor December 18 from 4-6 p.m. at the Park Lakes Elementary School Library. Get the flier here.

  • Judy A. McGee
    Child Nutrition Training Manager for the past 4 years. Before that, Judy was the Child Nutrition Manager at Humble Elementary for 4 years, CN Manager at Oaks Elementary for 1 year. Prior to coming to Humble ISD, Judy was the Child Nutrition Director in Alto ISD for 3 years, CN Manager in Jacksonville ISD for 7 years, and CN Coordinator in Jacksonville for 4 years. Judy has served in Child Nutrition for a total of 24 years.

  • Lori Morris
    Second Grade Dual One-Way Teacher at Humble Elementary for the past 3 years. From 1996-1999 she was a first grade bilingual teacher at Humble Elementary. She taught Spanish at Hargrave High School in Huffman for 8 years and was a 3rd and 1st grade teacher in Houston ISD for 14 years, for a total of 29 years in education.

  • Tom O'Brien
    Alarm Technician in the Technology Services Department for the past 27 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, Tom worked in Port Arthur ISD's Maintenance Department as an electrician, for a total of 35 years serving Texas public schools.

  • Rubye Reed
    Rubye has served as Printer Operator in the Humble ISD Print Shop for 13 years.

  • Shirley Swan
    Second Grade Teacher at Woodland Hills Elementary for two years. Before that Shirley taught fifth grade at WHE for 8 1/2 years and special ed. for 8 1/2 years. Before coming to Humble ISD she taught for two years in Onalaska ISD and 15 years in Livingston ISD for a total of 36 years in education.

  • Nelly Vargas
    Cafeteria Manager at Timberwood Middle School for 13 years. Before that Nelly worked at HHS as a CN Specialist for 10 years, and at Oak Forest Elementary as an Intern Manager. She has served in nutrition services for children for a total of 24 years. Nelly has been a member of the Texas Association for School Nutrition for twenty years. She attended CN conferences, served as Treasurer for the Humble association and has been certified to level four for Child Nutrition.

  • Nancy Wolf
    Math Teacher at Community Learning Center in the PACE program for 10 years. Before that Nancy worked at Charter Hospital for 3 years, Kingwood Middle for a year, and Short Term Discipline for 3 years. Before coming to Humble ISD she taught at Pershing Jr. High in Houston ISD for 3 years, T.H. Rogers Vanguard Program in Houston ISD for 3 years, St. Anne Tri-Parish School in Beaumont for 2 years and at Northeast Christian Academy in Kingwood for 4 years. Nancy has a total of 29 years in education. A reception in Nancy's honor will be held Dec. 12, 2:30-4:00 p.m. in the Community Learning Center library. Get the flier here.
 
 
SPRING 2012 RETIREMENTS:

  • Judy Chase
    Life Skills Para-educator at Humble High School for 14 years. She formerly taught PE at Timbers for 10 years and at Whispering Pines for 4 years, with a total of 28 years in education.

  • Cheri Bonasto
    Reading/Language Arts Teacher at Riverwood Middle School for 9 years. Before coming to Humble ISD, Cheri taught at Benicia Unified School District in California for 2 years, for a total of 11 years in education.

  • Beth Davidson
    Secretary/Bookkeeper for 31 years, all at Lakeland Elementary School! Lakeland is hosting a party for Beth on May 24 from 4-6 p.m. in the Lakeland Elementary Library. Get the flier here.


  • William Eakin
    Associate Executive Director of Technology Services for 9 years. Before that, Willie spent 6 years as Instructional Technology Coordinator/Director,6 years as Principal at Bear Branch, 3 years as Asst. Principal at Woodland Hills and Bear Branch, and 2 years as a Classroom Teacher at Foster. Before coming to Humble ISD, Willie taught in Alief for 7 years, for a total of 33 years in education.

  • J.C. Evans
    Coordinator of Career and Technical Education for 20 years. J.C. also taught Ag. Science for 13 years at HHS, was a teacher & supervisor at CSDC
    for 7 years, and was CTE coordinator at CSDC and ISC for 13 years, for a total of 32 years in education. There will be a reception in his honor on May 31 from 2-4 p.m. at the ISC. Get the flier here.

  • Karen L. Frye
    German/Reading Teacher for Atascocita High School for the last six years, she also taught English & Dyslexia during that time. Before coming to AHS, Karen taught English, ESL, German, and Learning Lab at KHS for 13 years. She also taught at Eisenhower High School in Aldine, taught ESL at Rice University for 2 years, English/Lang. Arts at Najmah Jr. High in Saudi Arabia for 5 years, and English/Lang. Arts at Fegley Jr. High in Indiana for a total of 28 years in education.

  • Phyllis Hager
    Maplebrook Elementary PPCD teacher for 13 years. Before coming to MBE, Phyllis taught at Jack Fields, Pine Forest, North Belt and Lakeland elementary. Prior to her work in Humble ISD, Phyllis taught
    for 11 years in Spring Branch ISD and for 8 years in Cypress Fairbanks ISD, for a total of 32 years in education.

  • Carrie Keith
    Lakeshore Kindergarten Teacher for the past 3 years.
    Carrie taught at Pine Forest Elementary for 17 years in Kindergarten, first and second grades. She taught 5th grade at Oaks Elementary for 2 years and first grade at Woodland Hills for 1 year. Before coming to Humble ISD she taught at Porter Elementary in New Caney, for a total of 25 years in education.  Please join in celebrating Carrie's retirement at Iguana Joe's on Lake Houston Parkway on Wednesday, May 23 at 4pm.

  • Karen Key
    School Nurse at Summerwood Elementary School for the past 7 years. Karen worked as a school nurse in Cy-Fair ISD for 1 year, and before that she
    was a school nurse in New Mexico, Louisiana, and West Virginia schools for a total of 22 years in education.

  • Helen Morgan
    Administration Assistant with Special Education. Helen has served the Special Education department in a variety of positions for 32 years. Before coming to Humble ISD she worked for 10 years in the Florida State Department of Education for a total of 42 years in education. A retirement party is planned on May 15 from 3:30-5:30 at the ISC building.
    Get the flier here.

  • Marilu McDonald
    Educational Diagnostician at Creekwood Middle and Kingwood High School for 6 years. Before that Marilu taught at AMS, HMS, HHS and KHS. Before coming to Humble ISD she served as diagnostician or teacher
    in Leon County, Burleson Milam, Grand Prarie ISD, Grimes County Co-op, Bryan ISD, Gregory Portland ISD, Laredo United ISD, Bastrop Middle School, Fayetteville ISD, Giddings Sp Ed Coop, Taft ISD, and North Forest ISD, for a total of 36 years in education.

  • Dougald McDougald
    Head Football Coach/ Campus Athletic Coordinator at Kingwood High School for the past 9 years. Before KHS, Dougald was the Assistant Football Coach & Defensive Coordinator for HHS for 20 years, and Huffman ISD Athletic Director & Head Football Coach for two years, making a total of 31 years in education athletics.

  • Sherri Palmer
    Special Education Interventionist at Pine Forest Elementary. Sherri taught at PFE for 27 years. She is the last "original" teacher that helped open the school. Before PFE she was an interventionist at Timbers for 3 years, and worked in Shreveport, Louisiana, for 6 years for a total of 36 years in education. A reception will be held in her honor at 4 p.m. April 27 at Cedar Landing.

  • Genie Pearce
    A Reading/Language Arts teacher for 26 years at Creekwood Middle School, Genie also taught AVID for five of those years. Before Creekwood, Genie taught at Elm Grove Elementary for 7 years and before EGE she taught in Houston ISD for 3 years. Genie has served as an educator for a total of 36 years.

  • Vera Pearson
    Administrative Assistant to Humble High School Principal. Vera began in 1988 as an AP secretary, 4 1/2 years later she became the principal's secretary and has held that position for 19 1/2 years for a total of 24 years in education.

  • Leslie Pelak
    Life Skills Teacher at Kingwood Middle School for the past 2 years. Before that Leslie was a co-teacher at Kingwood Middle School.

  • Chris Reid
    Kingwood Middle School teacher for 26 years, with one year in math, 25 years in science.
    Before coming to Kingwood Middle School Chris taught Science for 1 year in Spring ISD and 3 years in Slidell, LA.  Chris has a total of 30 years in education.   A retirement reception is being held on May 31 at 2 p.m. in the Kingwood Middle School library.

  • Martha Rose
    Social Studies teacher at Kingwood Middle School for 8 years. Before coming to KMS, Martha taught 5th grade at North Belt Elementary for 5 years and at Humble Middle School for 10 years. Martha has a total of 23 years in education. A retirement reception is being held on May 31 at 2 p.m. in the KMS library.

  • Jan Sherrill
    Reading Interventionist at Greentree Elementary for 9 years. Before that Jan taught 2nd grade at Greentree for 14 years, and was a long-term substitute for 1 year, for a total of 24 years at Greentree. Before coming to Humble ISD, Jan taught for 5 years in Louisiana and a year in Mississippi for a total of 30 years in education.

  • Lanell Smesny
    Principal of North Belt Elementary for 3 years, Lanell was an Assistant Principal at NBE for 11 years and taught at Willow Creek Elementary for 9 years. Before coming to Humble ISD she taught at Lewisviille ISD and McKinney ISD for a total of 26 years in education.
    A reception will be held on Thursday, May 11 from 4 pm - 5:30 pm in the NBE cafeteria.

  • Karyn Spiegel
    Algebra teacher at Kingwood Park High School for 7 years. Before KPHS Karyn taught for 25 years at Kingwood Middle School
    , for a total of 32 years in education.

  • Cassie Staggs
    Attendance Specialist at Humble High School for 12 years. Before that Cassie was a Life Skills Para-Professional at HHS for 10 years and for one year was a Custodian at Admin., AC, and HHS for a total of 23 years in education.

  • Paul (Buddy) Thames
    Head Baseball Coach at Kingwood Park High School for the past 5 years. Prior to KPHS, Buddy did Football & Baseball at KHS from 2003-07 and Football & Baseball at HHS from 1992-2001. Before coming to Humble ISD, Buddy worked in Huffman ISD, New Caney ISD, Aldine ISD, Fort Worth area, Alvin ISD, Mt. Pleasant ISD, Eustace ISD, Athens ISD, Alice, ISD, and Klein ISD, for a total of 40 years in Education/Athletics.

  • Anita Tofte
    DAEP Special Education Teacher for 2 years.
    Anita started in 1981 at Humble Middle School, staying in the same building when it changed to Humble Ninth Grade campus. She then moved to Quest High School for 4 years, then on to DAEP. Before coming to Humble ISD, Anita worked in Lewisville ISD and in Aubrey, Texas in the Sanger Co-op. She has a total of 36 years in education.

  • Mary Trichel
    6th Grade World Cultures Teacher at Atascocita Middle for 13 years. Mary also taught Language Arts/Journalism at AMS for 1 year. Before coming to Humble ISD, Mary taught at St. Francis de Sales Catholic School in Houston, Dean Morgan Jr. High in Casper, Wyoming, Tecumseh High School in Oklahoma, and 8 years in Fort Bend ISD, for a total of 27 years in education.

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