Degrees and Certifications:
I am a special education co-teacher in 7th and 8th grade Social Studies classrooms in Garcia Middle School. I have a Bachelors of Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin and a Masters of Science degree at Texas A&M Univeristy University in Corpus Christi.
I am a certified teacher in the State of Texas at Garcia Middle School in the following areas:
Special Education-Grades K-12
Social Studies Composite-Grades 6-12
In addition, I am certified by the State of Texas to teach:
Secondary Reading-Grades 6-12
Secondary ELA-Grades 6-12
English as a Second Language-Grades K-12
Bilingual Education-Grades K-8
Secondary Spanish-Grades 6-12
I am certified to teach in these subject areas but my assignment at Garcia Middle School does not cover these areas.
My Class Schedule is the following:
First Period-8th Grade US History with Mrs. Olivacce
Second Period-8th Grade US History with Coach Dean
Third Period-8th Grade US History with Coach Dean
Fourth Period-7th Grade Texas History with Ms. Self
Fifth Period-7th Grade Texas History with Mrs. Ross
Sixth Period-Conference/Plaaning Period
Seventh Period-8th Grade US History with Mrs. Clinkscales
Tutorials-Wednesday and Friday mornings at 8:20 AM in Room 406 (Mrs. Olivacce's Room)
My teaching role is to serve as a co-teacher in the above classes to provide the best educational opportunities for all students in order that they best fulfill their potential as learners.
I am James Hesse and I am an in-class special education support teacher at Macario Garcia Middle School. I am providing in-class support in a 6th grade English Language Arts (ELA) classroom, a 6th grade World Cultures class, two 7th grade English Language Arts (ELA) classrooms, a seventh grade Texas History classroom, and in an 8th grade ELA classroom. I am certified to teach all classes that I provide in class support in the State of Texas. In addition, I have an 7th period Advisory class and sponsor the GMS Chess Club. This is my schedule for the 2023-2024 school year:Period 1: English Language Arts (ELA) 6th grade with Mr. PeckPeriod 2: Conference PeriodPeriod 3: 7th grade Texas History with Mr. WhitmanPeriod 4: 7th grade ELA with Mrs. WeberPeriod 5: 6th grade World Cultures class with Ms. DixonPeriod 6: 8th grade ELA with Ms. HornPeriod 7: 7th grade ELA with Ms. MurdockPeriod 8: Advisory 7Tutorials will be offered on Wednesday mornings (8:20-8:50) and Wednesday afternoons (4:15-4:45) each week in any social studies and ELA classes..James HesseGMS Chess Club SponsorSE ICS TeacherMacario Garcia Middle School
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