Advanced Academics Contacts

Assistant Superintendent of Educational and Academic Support Elizabeth Lalor

Secretary to the Assistant Superintendent of Educational and Academic Support     Rita Hernandez - 832.386.1044

Coordinator for Academic Support and Educational Research                         Dr. Darrell McWhorter

Coordinator for Advanced Placement Helen Tiller

Coordinator for Gifted and Talented   Pam Johnson

Secretary to the Coordinator of Advanced Placement and the Coordinator of Gifted and Talented                                  Melissa Salinas - 832.386.1064


"Expecting all children the same age to learn from the same materials is like expecting all children the same age to wear the same size clothing." - Madeline C. Hunter ( Psychologist, Principal, and Assistant Superintendent)

Welcome to Advanced Academics

The mission of the Galena Park Independent School District is to prepare students to become productive citizens and lifelong learners.

We feel that by engaging our students in exciting lessons that explore and incorporate higher level thinking skills, we can assure success for all of our students.

Advanced Academics Philosophy

The Galena Park Independent School District is dedicated to the development of each student to the extent of individual abilities.   The district has made a commitment to identify and serve gifted and talented students with educational experiences and/or services appropriate to their unique needs.   Students may be enrolled in a variety of programs including, but not limited to, Journeys, Encounters, Pre-Advanced Placement, and Advanced Placement.   Students are provided differentiated learning experiences with an emphasis on the processes of thinking, problem-solving, research, creativity, and communication.

 

 

   
  Galena Park Independent School District
14705 Woodforest Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77015
832.386.1000
 

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