Phone: (281) 634-7277
Degrees and Certifications:
Lamar University Educational Leadership and Administration (with Distinction) University of Houston-Cinco Ranch Interdisciplinary Studies Early Childhood-6 (with Honors) English Second Language MWE Programs Sponsored and Accomplishments: Summer Bridge Program Assistant Principal MWE Hiring Committee Team Member CBLT-Campus Based Leadership Team Teacher Advancing Professional Practices (TAPP) Mentor Cooperative Mentor Teacher Smarty Ants Tutorial Coordinator National Elementary Honor Society Advisor Achieve Reading Club-2nd-4th grade UIL-Creative Writing Coach Wildcat Summer Camp Teacher ACES-Response to Intervention Teacher Fountas & Pinnell liaison Units of Study Writing Integration Big Teach Writing Academy K-2
Mrs. Monika Saad Saoud, M. Ed
Hello, my name is Monika Saad Saoud! I am happy to be teaching first grade at Mission West Elementary! I am a graduate of Lamar University with my Masters in Administration and am an alumni of U of H for Interdisciplinary Studies EC-6th Grade, as well as an alumni of North Bennett Street School in Boston for Fine Furniture Making. This year marks my nineteenth year working in Education in Texas with seven in Fort Bend and twelve in Katy. I have also served throughout the years as a tutor in reading and writing, owned and directed a daycare, and served as a woodworking teacher and furniture maker in my younger years as a native Bostonian.
I am married twenty-eight years and have two children. Each has sought education in the medical field and continues to grow in their learning. My family and I truly believe in the value of education.
An old saying I believe in is “It takes a village to raise a child”. I will surely take part in that for each child by providing an exciting learning environment where the tools and support to achieve academic success and to carry out their dreams will be nurtured.
Please assist me by reading alongside your child each night, assisting your child with the homework to grow further, and by becoming a parent volunteer. Children thrive and achieve more when they see their parents valuing education and working alongside them to grow. The main objective for young learners in K-2 is learning-to-read so they may later read-to-learn. My hope is that your child will come to enjoy the adventures, stories, and wealth of knowledge that books offer and to become life-long learners.
I look forward to teaching your child and having a terrific year!
Monika Saad Saoud
"Reading is to inhale information as writing is to exhale information" -Justine Musk
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12:00-12:45 Planning TimeMy planning period is Wednesday.Conferences are available after school from 4:00-5:00