Curriculum & Instruction » Overview


Mission Statement

Sheldon ISD will provide personalized learning opportunities to ensure all students graduate college and career ready.      


Patsy Cavazos 
Chief Academic Officer
(281) 727-2000 x-2046
Paula Patterson 
Assistant Superintendent
for Curriculum and Instruction
(281) 727-2000


About the Curriculum & Instruction Department

The purpose of the Sheldon ISD Curriculum & Instruction Department is to provide leadership, service, and support to District staff, parents, and community; focus the educational environment, practices and programs of the District on student learning; and to ensure that each student becomes a successful member of society. 

Elementary Curriculum

Secondary Curriculum


Additional Programs

Consists of additional programs outside the scope of core curriculum and extracurricular courses.



Executive Director of Special Education Services - Susan Pansmith
Responsibilities: Diagnosticians, Dyslexia Services, Program Specialists, Speech Pathologists, Special Education Services, Speech Therapists

Director of Innovative Programs - Becky Zalesnik
Responsbilities: Digital Learning

Director of PEIMS and Accountability - Marcia Herrera
Responsibilties: Federal and State Compliance, Student Attendance, Records Management

Director of Multilingual Programs - Dr. Faviola Cantu
Responsibilties: Multilingual Programs

Director of Grand Development and Compliance - Dr. Brenda Dearmon
Responsibilities: District and Campus Improvement Plans, Federal and State Compliance, Teacher Grants, State Compensatory Education, Student Scholarships

Curriculum Coordinators:
Stephanie Bourgeios, Codi Freeman, Jennifer Grant, Stephanie Griffin, Elizabeth Harris, Shannon Jackson and Saleen Mitchell

Special Education Coordinators:
Quyen Tieu and Evelyn Perez

Multilingual Specialists:
Mayra Cazares, Indira Ramirez and Perla Reyes