Dr. Gene Simmons - 5th Grade Math

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Dr. Gene Simmons - 5th Grade Math

 

Dr. Simmons grew up in the West Dallas Projects in Dallas, Texas. He attended East Texas State University now Texas A&M University, where he received his BS degree in 1988. He began his education career in FWISD in 1992. He attended PVAMU and where he received his Master’s Degree in Education Administration in 2008. Soon after, he began his pursuit towards his PhD in Educational Leadership and completed it in 2014.

During his 28 years as an educator, he has held various positions such as a Math Coach, Art Teacher, Math Teacher, Science and Reading Specialist, Test Coordinator, and Data Analyst. He also created a mentoring program called "The Men of Honor Mentoring Program" for young men 2nd-5th grade in which he serves several campuses around FWISD.

In his spare time, Dr. Simmons likes spending time with family, friends, reading, DJ-ing, drawing, and watching old movies.

Ms. Edwina Raymond - 5th Grade ELA

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Ms. Edwina Raymond - 5th Grade ELA

 

Ms. Raymond enjoys spending time with her 4 grandchildren. She also enjoys bowling, reading her Holy Bible and attending live comedy shows. She is a native of Fort Worth, Texas. She graduated from O.D. Wyatt High School in 1991. She earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management from University of Phoenix. She is currently pursuing her Master of Arts in Teaching from Relay Graduate School of Education. Her desire is to respect, inspire, and motivate children to strive for excellence in every endeavor.

Her favorite quote is: “Learn from yesterday. Live for today. Hope for tomorrow.” ~Albert Einstein

Mrs. Tiera Dixson - 5th Grade Science

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Mrs. Tiera Dixson - 5th Grade Science

 

Mrs. Dixson was born and raised in Pine Bluff, Arkansas where she attended and graduated from Dollarway High School. She then attended the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff where she obtained her Bachelors of Science Degree in the year of 2013. Mrs. Dixson is a mother of 3 beautiful children (1 girl & 2 boys). During her spare time, she loves to spend time with family near and far. She is a former student of Texas Teachers of Tomorrow where she obtained her Teacher Certification. She is now a part of our Beautiful family as a 5th Grade Science and Social Studies Teacher at Sunrise-McMillan.

Mrs. Dixson’s personal motto is “To let our light shine a little brighter than yesterday”.