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Instructional Coaches

Patti Rowland, Reading/Social Studies IC
Hi, my name is Patti Rowland and this is my eleventh year in education.  I am one of the Instructional Coaches for Torres and my focus is working with 2nd through 5th grade students and teachers.I have an Associates of Science from Midland College. I have a Bachelors degree in Multidisciplinary Studies, from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.I am excited for this year to get underway and cannot wait to work with the teachers and students as your Instructional Coach at Torres.
Homework: Read 20 minutes every day for the rest of your life. :)
Cristy Schmidt, Math/Reading IC
Hi, my name is Cristy Schmidt and I am the Instructional Coach for PreK – 2nd grades here at Torres. I was a classroom teacher for 16 years at FW Gross Elementary. All of my teaching experience has been with grades PreK – 2nd, which included many years as a Montessori teacher with multiple grades. I then worked as the PreK Support Specialist for VISD visiting all campuses. This is my first year at Torres, and 21st year in education!