Raymond G. Glass II

  • glass about me Raymond G. Glass II is a native Houstonian who is a proud graduate of Mirabeau B. Lamar High School and Prairie View A&M University.
     
    As a high school student, Mr. Glass participated in marching, concert and stage bands.  While in marching band, Mr. Glass was appointed drum major of the band which lit a fire in him to lead others.  This desire to lead catapulted Mr. Glass into the field of education. It is here that he caught the bug again, as a substitute teacher, and found his calling to help students whom others had given up on.  It is that desire and passion that helped Mr. Glass pursue the position of Principal at Harper Alternative and later, Crossroads Alternative School.
     
    As a teacher at Harper, Mr. Glass taught all levels of special populations classes in grades 6-12.  He served as the SDMC Chairperson,  Summer School Coordinator, Mentor Teacher and Interning Middle School Assistant Principal.  Mr. Glass was then promoted to Assistant Principal at W.I. Stevenson Middle School where he was in charge of students on all grade levels.  His duties included maintaining instructional rigor throughout the campus by using walkthroughs and professional learning conversations.  Mr. Glass was also in charge of developing and maintaining master schedules for teachers and duty schedules for both teachers and custodians.

    Upon graduation from Prairie View A&M University, Mr. Glass began his professional Career as an educator in The Houston Independent School District.  Mr. Glass served as a teacher for six years at Harper Alternative School. 

    Harper is an Alternative School for special populations students with severe behavior problems grades 6-12 and ages 13-22.  Crossroads is an Alternative School for students that have had problems with drugs and or alcohol.