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New Horizons Advisory Council

Committee Type: 
District Level Opportunities
Committee Category: 
CTE
Committee Purpose: 

The goal of the committee is to prevent school age parents from dropping out of school. The focus groups discuss program needs and work on yearly goals.

Frequency of Meetings: 

Small monthly focus groups

Committee Makeup: 

The committee is made up of social service agency representatives, community members, parents, students and district personnel.

Committee Members: 

FCS/CTE Coordinator:
Dr. Sandra Thompson 

SAPE:
Kelly Duval
Becky Shane
Nina Bates
Robyn Waldran
Karen Stanton
Julie Knight
Darlene Yoquelet
Kristi Weaver
Jane Heers
Leigh Ann Cagle
Kristy Christopher 

Facilitator:
Barbara J. King 

Administrator:
Robert Quach
Assistant Principal-North Garland High School 

Counselor:
Marian Riner
Case Manager Valle Student Services 

Health Representatives:
Jessica Olivo 

Natalie Jeters BSN RN
Parkland Memorial Hospital
Labor & Delivery 

Student:
Alonda Lopez
MPA Graduate

Community Members:
Jill Busha, Metro Family Pregnancy Center-Garland 

Special Education Campus Facilitator:
GHS-   Tori Hellmann
SGHS- Erin Pace, Michelle Paul
NGHS- Beth Chavez
LCHS-  Shirlene Singleton
NFHS- Jean Funn
RHS-   Delisa Lapinsky
SHS-   Marilyn Portman
MPA- Cheryl Flynn

Contacts: 

Sandra Thompson
Career and Technical Education Coordinator-FCS
972-487-3167