• Pre-Kindergarten Team
    Pre-Kindergarten Team
    Ms. Lin, Mrs. Grade, Ms. Hobbs, Ms. Milam, Mrs. Ivory
     
    Name: Debra Grade
    Email: dgrade@houstonisd.org
    Education: B.S. Eastern Connecticut University; M.Ed Appalachian State University; Administration/Supervison University of Houston
    Certifications: Early Childhood, Special Ed, Educational Administration/Supervision
    Professional Experiences: Red Elementary (2010-present); Owner/Director of a private preschool (1996-2009); Early Childhood Specialist/Region IV ESC (1992-96); Early Childhood Coordinator HISD (1989-1992); Teacher HISD-PK Special Ed (1981-89)
    Hobbies - Interests: Theater, traveling, cooking, decorating
     
    Name: Victoria Hobbs
    Email: victoria.hobbs@houstonisd.org
    Education: Bachelor of Teaching and Learning from University of Houston (2014)
    Certifications: Generalist (EC-6); English at Second Language (EC-6), Special Education (EC-12)
    Professional Experiences: Red Elementary (2021-present), Coulter Elementary (2019-2021), Ann Sullivan Elementary (2015-2019), Neff Early Learning Center (2014-2015)
    Hobbies - Interests: baking, playing flute, pets
     
    Name: Ashley Ivory
    Email: aivory@houstonisd.org
    Education: Bachelor of Arts (Social Work) from Texas Southern University (2009); Master of Education (School Counseling) from Lamar University (2018)
    Certifications: Early Childhood-6th grade; School Counseling
    Professional Experiences: Red Elementary (2010-2015; 2017-present); Bastian Elementary (2015-2017)
    Hobbies - Interests: Outdoors (sort of), shopping, spending time with family and friends
     
    Name: Lillian Lin
    Email: lillian.lin@houstonisd.org
    Education: Bachelor of Arts from University of Houston (2013)
    Certifications: Generalist (Early Childhood-Grade 6); English as a Second Language
    Professional Experiences: Red Elementary (2019-present), Kennedy Elementary (2014-2017)
    Hobbies - Interests: fashion, movies, traveling, trying new foods
     
    Name: Lissette Milam
    Email: lmilam@houstonisd.org
    Education: Bachelor of Arts in Communcation Arts from New York Institute of Technology (1991), Alternate Certification Program from ACT (2001)
    Certifications: Generalist (EC-6); Bilingual (EC-6)
    Professional Experiences: Red Elementary (2004-present), Askew Elementary (2002-2004), Sandspoint Elementary (2000-2002)
    Hobbies - Interests: crafting, watching movies