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Super Staffers sponsored by Kingwood Emergency Hospital
Humble ISD’s Super Staffers of the Month were recognized at the regularly scheduled Board Meeting on May 11. This month’s Super Staffer Awards is sponsored by Kingwood Emergency Hospital.
Left Image: River Pines Elementary Principal Alicia Pearce, Kingwood Emergency Hospital Representative Claire King, Superintendent Dr. Elizabeth Fagen, River Pines Elementary School Teacher Francisca Galvan, and Board President Robert Sitton.
Middle Image: Kingwood Emergency Hospital Representative Claire King, Kingwood Middle School Principal Michael Curl, Kingwood Middle School Librarian Alice Braine, Superintendent Dr. Elizabeth Fagen, and Board President Robert Sitton.
Right Image: Kingwood Emergency Hospital Representative Claire King, Chief Financial Officer Billy Beattie, Administrative Assistant and Building Manager Jennifer Jones, Superintendent Dr. Elizabeth Fagen, and Board President Robert Sitton. Not pictured is Kingwood High School NJROTC Chief Terri Lee.
Each month, campuses and departments select an individual to be honored as a Super Staffer for their outstanding work in advancing student achievement. A drawing is held and three honorees receive additional recognition at the School Board Meeting, including a gift card thanks to an award sponsor.
Honored at the Board Meeting were the following Super Staffers:
Super Staffer for Elementary – Francisca Galvan, River Pines Elementary Testing Coordinator and ALT
Those who nominated her said, "Francis Galvan has been a true team member at River Pines Elementary. During the struggles of Covid and virtual teaching, our campus needs changed. While in an interventionist role, she gracefully took on the role of Testing Coordinator and part-time ALT. She is always positive and professional. She never complains and works until the job is done. Francis is all about student success. She supports students in small groups and pushes them to meet all of their individual goals. She has gone above and beyond to organize and prepare for Mock and STAAR testing and has helped teachers, administrators, and other staff in many ways. Mrs. Galvan’s commitment and dedication to the needs of RPE teachers and students is commendable. She is a tremendous asset to our school."
Super Staffer for Secondary- Alice Braine, Kingwood Middle School Librarian
Those who nominated her said, " Ms. Braine fosters our students’ love and appreciation for reading. She helps students find books based on their interest, and she consistently checks in with students about what they’re reading and asks them how they are enjoying it when they come to the library. In addition to our students, Ms. Braine supports our staff in many ways. On numerous occasions she has covered classes, so that teachers can do PLC or attend professional development. She has even hosted science labs in the library and worked with students. Ms. Braine is kind and positive to all she encounters. She always has a smile on her face, and greets you warmly. She cares deeply for our staff and students, and it is evident in all that she does for us day in and day out. She is an amazing contribution to the KMS staff and we are so thankful for all of her years of service to our school."
Super Staffer for Support- Jennifer Jones, Administrative Assistant and building Manager, BBTC
Those who nominated her said, " Jennifer Jones continues to exceed expectations in the handling of building repairs and construction projects taking place here at the BBTC as a result of
the Winter Storm. She manages scheduling and ordering and her efforts make the recovery process easy and stress free for those who were affected. Her ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously is impressive. Jennifer embodies the meaning and purpose of what a Super Staffer should represent. Jennifer has played an important role here with our BBTC team before and after the storm. We are grateful to have the privilege to work beside such a dedicated advocate and in general, great person. Thank you, Jennifer, for all of your hard work and know that we value your contribution to our team."
Elementary Super Staffers:
Atascocita Springs Elementary –Adam Key, 5th Grade Teacher
Bear Branch Elementary –Kim Pruit, Principal's Secretary/Bookkeeper
Deerwood Elementary –Marti Walsh, Teacher
Foster Elementary –Kyle Curtsinger, PE Teacher
Greentree Elementary –Damian Burke, Behavior Continuum Para
Humble Elementary –Alvaro Dominguez, 3rd grade teacher
Hidden Hollow Elementary –Carol Reiner, Registrar
Jack Fields Elementary –Rubeena Vohra, 2nd Grade Teacher
Lakeland Elementary –Tammy Naquin, registrar
Lakeshore Elementary –Alyssa Headlee, 3rd Grade Teacher
Maplebrook Elementary –Deanna Galeucia, 2nd Grade Teacher
Oaks Elementary –Chelsea St. Andre, 3rd Grade Teacher
Oak Forest Elementary –Lisa Marucci, 5th Grade Teacher
Pine Forest Elementary –Ashley Meza, Paraeducator
Park Lakes Elementary –Zachary Hilburn, Instructional Technologist
Ridge Creek Elementary –Smirna Castellano, Dyslexia Interventionist
River Pines Elementary –Francisca Galvan, Interventionist/Bil Dyslexia
SFE–Jaime Carr, 3rd grade teacher
Willow Creek Elementary –Cheryl Van Rusdam, Art Teacher
Woodland Hills Elementary –Amy Hays, Interventionist
Whispering Pines Elementary –Tara Cruz, 2nd Grade Self contained
Secondary Super Staffers:
Atascocita Middle School – Sharen Severson, Sped Teacher
Community Learning Center – Tina Ewing, PACE Teacher
Sterling Middle School – Mia Terrell, Head Custodian
Humble Middle School – Fallon Presley Armstrong, Title 1 Parent/Family Liaison
Kingwood High School – Chief, Terri Lee, NJROTC
Kingwood Middle School – Alice Braine, Librarian/Media Specialist
Quest Early College High School – Holly Schoettlin, Teacher
Timberwood Middle School – Alexis Woods, 8th Grade Math Teacher
Support Super Staffers:
BBTC – Jennifer Jones, Administrative assistant to CFO and Building manager
Child Nutrition – Maria Cepeda, Child Nutrition Cafeteria Manager
Maintenance – Electrical & Plumbing Department, Paul Bornsheuer–Electrician
Finance – Susan Osborne, Financial Services Document Specialist
Operations Business – Isabel Martinez, Custodial Training Supervisor
Technology Services – Kadeem Wilson, Tech
Warehouse – Monica Malave, Print Shop Specialist