Mission

  • The Ethics and Compliance Office shall assist the Superintendent, Board of Education, and executive management in pursuing the District’s “Declaration of Beliefs and Visions”, and the “Strategic Direction” goals and core values while maintaining ethical standards and compliance with laws, regulations, and District policies. 

Who We Are:

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    • Teresa CorriganTeresa Corrigan, Ethics and Compliance Director
      Teresa has over 25 years of professional experience in the areas of Ethics and Compliance, Fraud Risk Management, Business Risk and Controls Assessments, Process Improvement, and Policy development working for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, BG Group (now Shell Oil), Motiva Enterprises and AXIA Partners. She has her Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin.

     

     

     

     

     

    • AntonioAntonio Herrador, Sr. Ethics and Compliance Analyst

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    • John EspinosaJohn Espinosa, Ethics and Compliance Auditor
      John brings his expertise in Ethics, Compliance, and Procurement with over 35 years of experience in sourcing, contract compliance, market analysis, and audit. He has supported the Space Station, Space Shuttle, and major Navy Government programs. In addition, he has worked on New York Energy Research and Development initiatives and on many construction and facilities projects. John has a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame, and a Master of International Management (Finance and Spanish) from the Thunderbird School of Global Management now part of Arizona State University. 

     

     

     

     

     

    • VictorVictor Ramirez, Ethics and Compliance Analyst

     

     

     

     

     

Areas of Responsibility

  • The Office of Ethics & Compliance is tasked with overseeing compliance related to the following:
    • Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA)
    • E-Rate Program
    • Policy Interpretation
    • Potentially sensitive conflicts, including Conflicts of Interest
    • Assist Board Trustees with monitoring campaign contributions
    • Houston ISD Ethics Hotline