Degrees and Certifications:

James Hesse


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 Science classroom, a 7th grade English Language Arts (ELA) classroom, an 8th grade Math classroom, and in three 8th grade US History classrooms.   In addition, I have an 8th period Advisory class and sponsor the GMS Chess Club.  This is my schedule for the 2022-2023 school year:
    Period 1:  Science 6 with Ms. Hartman
    Period 2:  Math 8 with Mr. Gaines
    Period 3:  English Language Arts 7 (ELA) with Ms. (Coach) Coats
    Period 4:  US History 8 with Ms. Olivacce
    Period 5:  Conference Period
    Period 6:  US History 8 with Mr. (Coach) Dean
    Period 7:  US History 8 with Mrs. Clinkscales
    Period 8:  Advisory 8
    Tutorials will be offered on Wednesday mornings (8:20-8:50) and Wednesday afternoons (4:15-4:45) each week.
    James Hesse
    GMS Chess Club Sponsor
    SE ICS Teacher
    Macario Garcia Middle School
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