Phone: 713-696-2720


Degrees and Certifications:

Dr. Alexandra Vitela

Science 7 and Robotics, 7th Grade Dual Language Academy 

Conference Periods: 2A and 5B

Dr. Vitela is a native Houstonian. She earned her Bachelor of Arts at the University of St. Thomas in Bilingual Education and Environmental Science. She also has a Master of Arts degree in Educational Administration and Curriculum and Instruction and a Doctoral Degree in Educational Leadership.

Dr. Vitela has been in the Houston Independent School District for seventeen years, spending the first nine years of her career as an elementary school teacher. She came to Burbank Middle School eight years ago where she has been creating science experiences for her students. She likes to build on their prior knowledge to prepare them for their future learning. She also teaches Robotics and has coached her team to finals in 2018, 2021, 2022, and 2023.

Dr. Vitela says that her goal is for her students to become globally aware citizens. 

Dr. Ortiz was elected 2021-2022 Burbank Middle School's Teacher of the Year and was a finalist districtwide that year!