Teacher Information

Phone: 281-634-7936


Degrees and Certifications:

Degrees: PhD., MA., B.SC., B.A and more Certificates: - Teaching Certificate, - Supplemental GT Certificate - Supplemental ESL certificate

Dr. Yemane Desta

I am Dr. Yemane W. Desta, a Math teacher at Travis High School. I have been teaching in High Schools & in Colleges for more than 20 years. I taught both advanced and regular classes of Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Geometry. I also taught Pre-College Math, College Prep Math and Statistics. I have been teaching at Travis high school since August 2008. I have a Ph.D. in Urban Planning and Environmental Policy, M.A. and B.A. degrees in Mass Communication and Journalism, a B.Sc. degree in Mathematics (Minor Physics). I took 120 credit hours of college education towards a bachelor’s degree in Economics as well. Moreover, I took some graduate classes of Education. Currently, i.e., in 2023-2024, I am teaching On-level Statistics and College Prep Math classes.

 On my leisure time, I enjoy listening to music, touring, and reading. I love teaching. I strongly believe that helping others to be successful in life is the highest public good one can do. I am a husband and a father of three kids. Thank you for reading my short Bio.


Teacher Schedule

  • Period 1: College Prep Math
    Period 2: College Prep Math
    Period 3: College Prep Math 
    Period 4: College Prep Math
    Period 5: On-level Stat
    Period 6: Conference  
    Period 7: On-Level Stat  

Teacher Tutorial Schedule

  • Tutorial 1:Monday 6:55 - 7:25
    Tutorial 2:Wednesday 6:55 - 7:25
    Other days, by appointment