Camelia Chester, Principal

Ms. Chester has over 20 years experience in education. She received her Bachelor's of Science Degree in Audiology and Speech Pathology from Florida State University. She went on to earn her Master's of Science in Elementary Education from the University of Houston. She also has a Counselor Certification and Mid-management Certification from Prairie View A & M University. Her motto is: "Children don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care".

Angeles Perez, Assistant Principal

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Amanda O'Dowd, Assistant Principal


Danyelle Lusk, Assessment Specialist


Charla Watson, Special Education Counselor

After receiving her diploma from the Texas Montessori Institute in 1985, Ms. Watson began her teaching career at Children’s House Montessori School in Beaumont, Texas. In 1990 she jointed Beaumont ISD. There she taught gifted/talented in all subject areas. Ms. Watson joined Aldine ISD in 1996 at Eckert Intermediate. She became a Special Education Counselor in 2001 and serves Goodman, Conley, and Smith Academy. She received her bachelor’s degree from Lamar University and her master’s degree from Prairie View University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a National Certified Counselor.

Claudia Hurtado, Counselor

Ms. Hurtado has seven years of experience in education. After receiving her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Psychology from the University of Houston, she decided to become an educator. She has a certification as an EC-4 Bilingual Teacher. She went on to earn her Master’s of School Counseling from Sam Houston State University. She is proud to start her career as a counselor at Goodman Elementary.