Ms. Niabi Brown

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Ms. Niabi Brown

Niabi.Brown@fwisd.org

Ms. Brown was raised in Fort Worth, TX and attended Stephen F. Austin State University where she earned her Bachelors of Science Degree in Health Science. She has been teaching at Western Hills Elementary School since the 2017-2018 school year.

What Ms. Brown loves most about teaching is influencing the lives of the future.

Ms. Mayra Hernandez

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Ms. Mayra Hernandez

Mayra.Hernandez@fwisd.org

Mrs. Hernandez was born in Mexico and moved to the United States when she was eleven years old. She graduated with her Bachelor's Degree from Tarleton State University. This is her first year at Western Hills Elementary School.

Mrs. Hernandez decided to become a teacher to help make a difference in student's lives. What she loves most about teaching is seeing her student's academic growth!

Ms. Angela Mills

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Mr. Reginald Houston

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Mr. Reginald Houston

Reginald.Houston@fwisd.org

 Mr. Houston was born and raised in McGregor, TX; a small agricultural town 14 miles west of Waco, TX. He attended McLennon Community College, Prairie View A&M University, and Texas Christian University. He graduated with  a Master of Divinity Degree. He has been teaching for close to 20 years and has been at Western Hills Elementary since the 2017-2018 school year.

Outside of school Mr. Houston loves Thouroughbred Horses, Angus Cows, and Cane Corso Mastiff Dogs. He is married to Katie Houston, a retired Middle School Teacher. Most of all he enjoys quality time with his family, including his four grandsons.

Ms. Amanda Mancha

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Ms. Amanda Mancha

Amanda.Mancha@fwisd.org

Ms. Mancha was born and raised in Fort Worth, TX and attended the University of Texas at Arlington for her Bachelor's Degree. She has been teaching 2nd Grade at Western Hills Elementary School since the 2014-2015 school year. 

What Ms. Mancha loves most about teaching is connecting to the hearts of her students!♥

Ms. Katherine Padilla

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Ms. Stacey Nava

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Ms. Stacey Nava

Stacey.Nava@fwisd.org

Ms. Nava was born in Fort Worth, TX and grew up in Joshua, TX. She attended Sam Houston State University where she recieved her Bachelor's Degree in Education with a minor in Special Education.  She has been teaching 2nd Grade at Western Hills Elementary School since the 2017-2018 school year.

What Ms. Nava loves most about teaching is connecting to each of her students in their own way and watching them grow!

Mr. Elmer Nealy

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Mr. Elmer Nealy

Elmer.Nealy@fwisd.org

Mr. Nealy was born and raised in Forest Hill, TX and went to Texas State University to receive his Bachelor's Degree in Education. He has been teaching since the 2014-2015 school year and this is his second year at Western Hills Elementary School.

He believes that teaching is what he is good at and furthermore, what he loves to do. Working with WHES students reminds him everyday that he chose the right career!

Mrs. Evelyn Ortega

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Mrs. Evelyn Ortega

Evelyn.Ortega@fwisd.org

Mrs. Ortega was born and raised in Puerto Rico. She attended The University of Puerto Rico where she graduated with an Associate's Degree in Industrial Engineering Technology and a Bachelor's Degree in Materials Management. She also has an MBA and is a Ph. D. Candidate in Entrepreneurship and Business Development with a major in International Business. As she grew in the business world her love for teaching others became a high priority for her. She has been teaching at Western Hills Elementary School since the 2017-2018 school year.

 Mrs. Ortega is a person with a high appreciation of diversity and has a multicultural miind. As a billingual educator, her primary goal is to help the students in their path to be successful at mastering the state curriculum requirements. She is a mother of 2 College students and loves to travel and connect with diverse people around the world.

Mrs. Susan Ridge

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Mrs. Susan Ridge

Susan.Ridge@fwisd.org

Mrs. Ridge was born in El Paso, TX and graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with her Bachelor's Degree. She taught for 2 years at M.H. Moore Elementary School in Fort Worth, 11 years with Weatherford ISD, and this is her first year at Western Hills Elementary School.

What she loves most about teaching is making connections with students and helping them reach their full potentials!

Mrs. Dedra Watt

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Mrs. Dedra Watt

Dedra.Watt@fwisd.org

Mrs. Watt is native from New Orleans, Louisiana. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Education from Southern University in New Orleans, LA and a Master's Degree in Education from Oakland University in Rochester, MI. She has had the opportunity to teach in Louisiana, Florida, Michigan, Ohio, and Texas. She has taught Kindergarten through Fifth Grade. This year marks her 16th year as a Teacher. She has been at Western Hills Elemantary since the 2018-2019 school year.