Gano, Chemistry

Phone: 281-412-8800


Degrees and Certifications:

Master of Chemical Engineering Master of Education, Secondary Science

Gano, Chemistry

My name is Diana Gano. I have been teaching Chemistry for 16 years and have been with Dawson High School as a teacher and Science Department Chair since it opened. My background is in Chemical Engineering, and before I became a teacher I worked as a Chemical Engineer doing Research & Development for over 10 years at Rohm and Haas Company.

Dawson High School Teacher of the Year 2011-2012

Dawson High School Teacher of the Year 2016-2017

District Teacher of the Year 2016-2017

2018 NSHSS Claes Nobel Educator of the Year Finalist

  • I am always available for questions or comments through email:

    The tutoring schedule for the science department will be attached here: Science Tutorial Schedule

    Students: I am more than happy to write you a recommendation!  Please email me to discuss what you need, and please fill out the linked Gano Recommendation Form.

    My conference times for the 2018-2019 school year are: 
    4th period  
    5th period  

    My schedule is:

    AP CHEMISTRY   1st, 2nd, 3rd periods

    PAP CHEMISTRY  6th and 7th periods

    You can check your progress in my class via Skyward--see the link to the top right.  All class notes, files, and calendars are via Canvas (, also linked above.

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