Campus Improvement Plan
Teacher of the Year
Mr. Allan G. Colvin is a native of Brenham, Texas, who began his educational career as a Special Education Resource Teacher at Brenham High School. Mr. Colvin has been with BISD for fifteen years. He taught ten years at the Brenham High School, three years at PRIDE Academy, and two years as an Administrator at PRIDE Academy. Mr. Colvin holds a Bachelor's of Science degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis in Speical Education and a Masters of Education degree in Mid-management Administration both of which received from Prarie View A&M University.
Tavia Kuecker is the Secretary for PRIDE Academy. She is going on her fourth year with PRIDE Academy. Before PRIDE, she was a secretary/registrar at a private school in Austin for five years. She looks forward to many more years with BISD and enjoys being a cub!
Becky Larson teaches English at PRIDE Academy. She is a graduate of Texas Tech University and received her Bachelor of Science in Education with certifications in English, History, PE, and ESL. When not teaching, Becky is taking Zumba classes, riding her bike, and playing with her two grandchildren. One thing she is most proud of is being with Brenham ISD for 22 years.
Kathy Voshalike is an A&M Graduate and was hired in 2000 as the Math teacher for LEAP which was then named PRIDE Academy in 2012. She is going on her 18th year of teaching. Kathy enjoys working with the students and staff. When she's not teaching, she enjoys gardening!
Alonzo Williams graduated from Texas A&M University in 2016 and is on his second year with BISD as a Special Ed Teacher/Football & Basketball Coach. He is a Louisiana native and loves to fish and hunt. Alonzo chose brenham because of the community and what we stand for.
Jesse Gonzalez is a native of Austin, Texas. He is a graduate of San Diego State University and has his Bachelor's in Kinesiology and his Minor in Biology. Jesse has been teaching for 18 years. This is his first year with PRIDE Academy as a Science Teacher and a Coach with BJH. Jesse is happy to be with BISD and is looking forward to assisting his students.
Marc Blankenship came to PRIDE Academy from Navasota ISD. He taught Social Studies for a year in Navasota and is begining his 2nd year of teaching with BISD. He is a graduate from Virginia State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration. Marc is excited to be part of BISD. He enjoys working with students and helping them reach for their dreams through their education.
Sharon Thompson is a Paraprofessional with PRIDE Academy. She is going on her 4th year with BISD. Prior to her position, she was a substitute for BISD. Sharon counts it a blessing to be apart of PRIDE Academy, a part of the students, as well as a part of this great district!
Nellie Moore is a Paraprofessional with PRIDE Academy and has been with BISD for 17 years. 4 of those years have been with PRIDE. Mrs. Moore is a blessing to the BISD. She has a good relationship with the students and loves the interaction with them on a daily basis.
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