Ft. Worth, Texas August 20, 2018
New teachers will join art, science, English, history, math, reading, and physical education departments
Hill School, a Fort Worth college preparatory, full-service school for students who learn differently, has hired six new teachers ahead of the fall 2018 semester. Spread across seven departments, the new faculty members will teach art, science, English, history, math, reading and physical education.
“We are thrilled to welcome such dynamic individuals to the Hill School team,” said Roxann Breyer, head of school at Hill School. “These faculty members will bring their own vibrancy to the staff and are committed to helping students discover the empowerment that comes from mastering new skills and understanding fresh ideas.”
New faculty members include:
- Elaine Gustafson joins Hill School’s team to teach art to K-12 students. After earning a bachelor’s degree in environmental design from Texas A&M University, she taught preschool, kindergarten, and fifth and sixth grades.
- Todd Halbert will teach math and science to middle and upper school students. A graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington, Todd received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and brings nearly 10 years of teaching experience to his role.
- Kelly Mogk joins the Hill School team to teach middle school English and history. In addition to her 15 years of teaching experience, Kelly has a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies, with a focus on elementary education, from University of North Texas and a master’s degree in liberal studies from Southern Methodist University.
- Shelly Miranda will teach reading and English to middle school students. She earned her bachelor’s degree in early childhood development and education from the University of Central Florida, and most recently spent three years as a lead teacher at The Jane Justin School at Child Study Center in Fort Worth.
- Christine Keener joins the Hill School team to teach reading and English to middle and upper school students. She earned a bachelor’s degree in science from the University of North Texas and brings 23 years of teaching experience to the classroom.
- Matt Shults is Hill School’s newest athletic coach and physical education teacher for K-12 students. He is a graduate of Texas A&M University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in business and sports management.
ABOUT HILL SCHOOL
Hill School is a college preparatory, full-service school for students with dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, ADHD, high-functioning ASD and other learning differences. Located at 4817 Odessa Avenue, Fort Worth, Texas, 76133, Hill School’s 40 faculty and staff members teach grades kindergarten through twelve. Hill School focuses on intensive small-group instruction in core subject areas to ensure that all students have an opportunity to reach their full academic potential. Students also explore interests and affinities through athletics, fine arts (drama, visual arts, music) and a wide variety of community involvement activities. For more information, call (817) 923-9482 or visit Hill School: