Phone: 281-634-1588


Degrees and Certifications:

BA Interdisciplinary Studies Minor Special Education MEd Educational Leadership Certifications - Elementary 1-6 Special Education pk - 12 Principalship - pk-12

Mr. Richard E. Van Gilder

I am excited to begin my 19th year of teaching and my first year at FBISD.  I have over 15 years of experience teaching students with special needs.  I am a native Houstonian and an Army vet.  I have a daughter in second grade.  My wife is a fifth grade teacher in Alvin ISD.  She is also in her 19th year of teaching.  

  • Lunch - 12:35 - 1:05

    Conference - 2:30 - 3:15

  • Tutorials held as needed and in conjunction with grade level teachers.