Ball High School is a Texas Education Agency (TEA) STEM Designated campus.
Texas Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (T-STEM) Academies are rigorous secondary schools focusing on improving instruction and academic performance in science and mathematics related subjects and increasing the number of students who study and enter STEM careers. T-STEM Academies are demonstration schools and learning labs that develop innovative methods to improve science and mathematics instructions.
T-STEM Blueprint Benchmarks:
· Mission-driven leadership
· T-STEM culture
· Student Outreach, Recruitment, and Retention
· Teacher Selection, Development and Retention
· Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
· Strategic Alliances
· Academy Advancement and Sustainability
For more information, visit: http://tea.texas.gov/T-STEM
Under the authority of Texas Education Code (TEC) §and Texas Administrative Code (TAC) §102.1093, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) has developed a designation process for T-STEM Academies. The designation process will ensure that districts operating T-STEM Academies maintain the integrity of the model, which was designed to improve instruction and academic performance in science and mathematics-related subjects at secondary schools.
Dr. Kelli Moulton, Superintendent of Schools
Dr. Annette Scott, Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction
Dr. Julia Ramirez, Director of Biomedical and STEM Communities
Joseph Pillar, Ball High School Principal
Eric Paul, Director of CTE
Sarah Mills, Assistant Principal of Biomedical and STEM Communities
Charles Brooks, Assistant Principal of Biomedical and STEM Communities
Carissa Hairrell, BioMed Counselor
Alejandra Aguilar, STEM Counselor
To view a job description for the Director of Biomedical and STEM Communities,
Biomedical and STEM Community Vision Statement:
“Preparing students to be College Ready, Career Ready, and Life Ready”
Biomedical and STEM Mission Statement:
To provide students with an academically rigorous and well rounded curriculum
integrating rich experiences that prepare and endorse a
college bound culture and career decisions that promote the STEM fields.