Ms. Christmas- CASE
Mr. Coussons- Inclusion
Mrs. Okyere- Inclusion
Ms. Villanueva- PPCD
Ms. Scott- CASE
Not Pictured: Mr. Guel - Inclusion
Cynthia Jasso - PPCD
Cindy McClosky - SILC
Holly Ocanas - CASE
Joanne Rodgers - CASE
Drucilla Lester - CASE
Malina Irschad - CASE
Leslie Ochoa - Inclusion
Tiffany Anderson - Inclusion
Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Business Administration and Master in Educational Leadership from Prairie View A&M University. Certifications: English as a Second Language (Grades EC–12), Special Education (Grades EC–12), Elementary Comprehensive K- 6 and American Montessori Training.
Mrs. Okyere has been in public education since 2001. She is currently at Hirsch Elementary
School (Special Education Department) where she is responsible for developing students
Individual Education Plans and helping students achieve academic growth. Before coming to
Hirsch Elementary, she worked as a classroom teacher in math, science and reading from second
to fifth grades at Heritage Elementary (Spring ISD), Thompson Elementary (Spring ISD), and
Frazier Elementary School (Cy-Fair ISD). Ms. Okyere is passionate about teaching and wants
her students to do a little bit more every day.
Mrs. Okyere has special training in Montessori teaching philosophy, Rice University Elementary
Model Science Lab and also Rice University Mathematics program-RUSMP. In addition, she has
been a Sunday School Teacher, and a board member of the Unity Church of North Houston.
Furthermore, Mrs. Okyere is married with two children.