Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. David Valentino
Dean of Instruction
Mr. Valentino was born and raised in Houston, Texas. He is a proud product of HISD. He attended Ed White Elementary, Sharpstown Middle School, and graduated from Sharpstown High School. He has given back to the community in a variety of roles for the past sixteen years: as an associate teacher, online teacher, middle school math teacher, curriculum specialist, instructional coordinator and now as Dean of Instruction. He loves to be at Burbank Middle School, which he considers to be the best place on the north side! He has a deep concern for his community and he is dedicated to bringing out the best in our students and teachers every day. He firmly believes that together, through determination and a lot of effort, we can achieve excellence- one step at a time.
One of Mr. Valentino's favorite quotes is: "It's so hard to believe that what the world wants is us. It's hard to believe, whatever you're doing, that you're enough. We're always, always, enough"-Barbara Cook.