Teacher Information

Phone: 281-634-7936


Degrees and Certifications:

Degrees: PhD., MA., B.SC., B.A and more Certificates: - Teaching Certificate, - Supplemental GT Certificate - Supplemental ESL certificate

Dr. Yemane Desta

I am Dr. Yemane W. Desta, a Math teacher at Travis High School. I have been teaching for more than 18 years. I taught both advanced and Pre-AP classes of Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Geometry. I also taught Pre-College Math. I have been teaching at Travis high school since August 2008. I have a Ph.D. in Urban Planning and Environmental Policy, M.A. and B.A. degrees in Mass Communication and Journalism, a B.Sc. degree in Mathematics (Minor Physics). I took 120 credit hours of college education towards a Bachelor’s degree in Economics as well. Moreover, I took some graduate classes of Education. Currently, i.e., in 2019-2020, I am teaching Algebra II GT/Pre-AP . On my leisure time, I enjoy listening to music, touring and reading. I love teaching. I strongly believe that helping others to be successful in life is the highest good one can do. I am a husband and a father of three kids. Thank you for reading my short Bio.


Teacher Schedule

Teacher Tutorial Schedule

  • Tutorial 1:Wednesday 6:55 - 7:25
    Tutorial 2:Friday 2:55 - 3:25
    Other days, by appointment