Teacher Information

Phone: (281)634-5340


Degrees and Certifications:

Master's Degree (Rhetoric and Composition) +30 Bachelor's Degree (English)

Mrs. Gwendolyn Tate-Smith

I hold a Bachelor’s Degree in English from Xavier University, a Master’s Degree in English with an emphasis in Rhetoric and Composition and 30 hours above the Master’s in Education. I have taught at 16 schools and 4 universities.
I have served as Department Chairperson at G.W. Carver Senior High School and J.F. Kennedy Senior High School. I was the High School English Specialist for the New Orleans Public Schools District. I have served as a reader for Hartcourt Brace and Jovanovich (HBJ), the former textbook company that is now a part of Holt McDougal. I served on the selection committee for the textbook adoption in New Orleans and in Fort Bend School Districts.
I have taught writing in the Upward Bound Program for Dillard and Xavier Universities and wrote the Writing Component for the Super Scholar Excel Program at Xavier University where I taught rising seniors and college freshmen for 9 years.
I have taught Rhetoric and Composition to freshmen classes at Delgado, Dillard, Southern University and Xavier.

Teacher Schedule

  • Period 1: English I
    Period 2: English I
    Period 3: Planning Period
    Period 4: PLC
    Period 5: English I
    Period 6: English I
    Period 7: English I
    Period 8: English I

Teacher Tutorial Schedule

  • Tutorial 1: Wednesday 7:00 a.m. a.m.-7:20 a.m.
    Tutorial 2: Wednesday  2:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m.