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Jennifer Tang, 1st Grade Co-Teacher 

Team Leader

Hi! My name is Jennifer Tang, I taught Pre-K and Kindergarten for 10 years. I am married with two daughters, Allyson and Abigail. I graduated from UT Austin with a Bachelors in Human Development and Concordia University with a Masters in Advanced Literacy. I look forward to teaching math and science this year in 1st grade!



Vanessa Pham, Math and Science

Hi! My name is Vanessa Pham. I am a proud Houstonian and a graduate of the University of Houston. This will be my 9th year teaching, and I am so excited to be returning to Pattison! I am married and have three daughters. I enjoy jogging, reading, and being outdoors with my family. I am looking forward to a fun and rewarding year in 1st grade!


Christa Clampitt, Math and Science

Hi! My name is Christa Clampitt, and I am delighted to be your child's first grade teacher this year! I grew up in Magnolia, Texas, and graduated from Texas A&M University in Decemenr 2010 with a Bachelors in Interdisciplinary Studies. This is my 2nd year teaching at Pattison Elementary, and I am beyond excited to be teaching on the 1st grade team. In my classroom, I want to create a positive learning environment where each student feels safe, comfortable, and valued. In my free time, I love spending time with my family and friends, collecting children's books, eating Mexican food, traveling, decorating, and attending Aggie football games. Whoop! I am looking forward to meeting my first grade students and a wonderful year of learning!




Mary Poole, Language Arts and Social Studies

Hi! My name is Mary Poole. I have been teaching for 12 years in primary grade levels. I attended Texas Tech University for a year before my father became ill. I ended up graduating from the University of Houston.I have been married for 11 years to a wonderful husband, Lance Poole. We have a son, Chase, who is actively involved in sports. I enjoy reading, hunting, fishing, and getting my nails done.



Lynsey O'Neill, Language Arts and Social Studies

Hi! My name is Lynsey O'Neill. I moved to Texas from Michigan two years ago and then joined the 1st grade team at Pattison. I have a Bachelor's degree in Education, and a Masters in Reading and Language Arts. My husband and I, along with our two daughters, live here in the Pattison Community. We love to be outside, travel, and scuba dive!



Anna Ghedi, Language Arts and Social Studies

Hi! My name is Anna Ghedi, and I am so excited for a great year with your 1st grader. I graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelors in Elementary Education. This is my 2nd year teaching in Katy ISD, and I couldn't feel more blessed to be at such a wonderful school. I enjoy reading, being outside, and spending time with friends and family when I'm not at school. I strive to create an engaging, family feel inside my classroom where every child is excited to come to each day. I am looking forwardto a wonderful year with all of you!


Erin Gavigan, Math and Science

Hi! My name is Erin Gavigan. I graduated from Texas State University in 2010 with a Bachelors in Interdisciplinary Studies focusing on Early Childhood through 4th Grade Education. This is my first year teaching at Pattison and my 4th year teaching first grade. I recently moved to Katy after getting married to my sweet husband, Michael. I can't wait for an awesome year in first grade!


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