Teacher Information

Mrs. Ashley Duran

Phone: (281) 327-5925


Degrees and Certifications:

Education: -Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology Sam Houston State University -Master of Education, Administration Lamar University PLTW Certifications: Introduction to Engineering (IED) Principles of Engineering (POE) Civil Engineering & Architecture (CEA) Engineering Design & Development (EDD) State Certifications: Math 8-12 Life Science 8-12 Physical Education PK-12 Secondary Health 6-12 Principal EC-12 Counselor EC-12

Mrs. Ashley Duran

Mrs. Duran is a native Houstonian.  She received her Bachelor of Science from Sam Houston University in 2000 and her Master's in Educational Administration from Lamar University in 2012.  The 2019 - 2020 begins her 18th year as an educator and her 4th year at Kempner High School.  She teaches Introduction to Engineering, Principles of Engineering, Civil Engineering & Architecture, and Engineering Design & Development. Her past teaching experience includes Geometry and Health.  She looks forward to engaging you and your child in the wonderful world of Engineering.



Teacher Schedule

  • Period 1: Introduction to Engineering (IED)
    Period 2: Introduction to Engineering (IED)
    Period 3: Civil Engineering & Architecture (CEA)
    Period 4: Conference
    Period 5: Engineering Design & Development (EDD)
    Period 6: Engineering Science (Principles of Engineering - POE)
    Period 7: Engineering Science (Principles of Engineering - POE)

Teacher Tutorial Schedule

  • Tutorials: Mega Lunch - Tuesday & Thursday (1st half)
    PM: Tuesdays - 2:45pm - 3:30pm
    Note: Due to unforseen circumstances or staff meetings changes may occur.  Students will be notified in class the day before or day of whenever possible.
    Kempner Engineering Club meets 1st & 3rd Wednesday (Mega Lunch A)