English Language Arts, U.I.L. , 8th Grade Vanguard Academy
Conference Periods: 1st and 8th
A graduate of Lamar University in Beaumont, TX, Ms. Weeks holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Technology Leadership, a Bachelor of Arts in History with a Minor in English, and a creative writing certificate. She is certified to teach AP/Pre-AP English Language Arts through the University of Houston and AP US History through Rice University’s Glasscock Institute. Ms. Weeks has seventeen years of secondary teaching experience, with thirteen years at the high school level and five years at the middle school level (all of which are at Burbank Middle School).
At Burbank Middle School, Ms. Weeks currently holds two leadership positions. She's the Eighth Grade Vanguard Cluster Leader and she has also been a Mentor of Instruction for New Teachers (MINT) with Houston ISD's Career Pathways for the past three years, helping train new teachers in classroom management, instruction, and building relationships.
Ms. Weeks is committed to stretching her students to reach their full potential. She believes that hard work and dedication create success no matter your circumstances or where you are from. She knows that a positive attitude is a little thing that can make a big difference.