Mentoring Program Protégé Heather Alarcon, Cohort 9

Heather Alarcon

Cohort 9

Mentor: Mr. Ty Davidson

Heather Alarcon has served the students and families of the Southeast Houston area for 8 years. She began her career in Pasadena ISD where she taught science in a traditional setting and in a personalized learning environment. During that time, she was selected to be a Summit Learning Fellow and help schools implement Summit Personalized Learning on their campuses. She also served as a dyslexia and intervention specialist before transitioning into administration in Goose Creek CISD. She currently serves the students of Stephen F. Austin Elementary as their assistant principal. As a classroom teacher and as an administrator, Mrs. Alarcon strives to develop students academically, socially, and emotionally. Her goal is to empower teachers with tools to create a safe and equitable environment for all students to achieve at high levels.

Mrs. Alarcon was born and raised in the Houston area. She attended Texas A&M University in College Station and during that time interned at the Denver Rescue Mission in Denver, CO in the student program at their transitional housing facility. She obtained her master’s degree in educational leadership at Lamar University. Mrs. Alarcon is proudly from a family of educators and even married another educator. When not at school, she enjoys reading, being outdoors, and playing with her dogs.