Degrees and Certifications:
B.A. Communications/Journalism Minor in English ELA 7-12; ESL Supplemental Certification
My name is Alana MousaviDin and I will be your English I, AAC teacher for the 2021-2022 school year! This is my fourth year here at Travis and my 7th year teaching and I'm really looking forward to working with you all- parents and students!
A little bit about me:
I graduated from UH where I majored in Communications/Journalism and minored in English. I have worked in marketing but writing and editing are part of my “built-in” wiring. I am a published writer and editor for various manuscripts, print and online magazines, and newspapers. I have also done freelance work, proofreading everything from written and digital articles to college theses, and legal and real estate documents. You could say I have a “thing” for words…
I am married and have four kids (two girls, two boys) who range from 29 down to 13; I am also a proud dog-mom to a bouncy Fuzzy Mutt Terrier named Ziggy! You will be hearing plenty about my family because I like to use realistic situations to bring certain concepts to heart. The school/family/home connection will help correlate the idea that education is beneficial regardless of location!
This year will be jam-packed with reading, writing, analyzing, discussions, projects, and of course, fun and laughter (you’ll learn best this way)!
1st Pd: Planning Period
2nd Pd: English 1 AAC, 8:26-9:15
3rd Pd: Conference Period
*4th Pd: English 1 AAC, 10:38-11:01, "B" lunch, 11:38-12:00
"B" Lunch: 11:01-11:31 (*this class is split into two sections, with lunch in between)
5th Pd: English 1 AAC, 12:07-12:56
6th Pd: English 1 AAC,1:02-1:50
7th Pd: English 1 AAC, 1:57-2:45
Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:45-3:15 p.m.
*I am always willing to work something out with a student if they schedule ahead!