Dr. Charles Allen, Executive Director of Curriculum & Instruction
Dr. Allen has served 17 years with Pearland ISD, and the past seven as principal at Pearland Junior High East. He holds an EdD in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis on teaching from the University of Houston and is a former United States Air Force Combat Weather Forecaster. He works to create an environment that promotes success for all students by providing the necessary support, resources, and training to every teacher so they can continue to Build Pearland Proud. By leading within and outside of the C&I department, along with campus administrators and teachers, Dr. Allen wants to enhance the instructional practices and overall learning experience for all students in Pearland ISD.
Dawn Lyssy, Director of Elementary Instruction
Dawn Lyssy has served as the senior member of the Reading/ELA Curriculum Specialist team and the Balanced Literacy Program for the past fifteen years. As director, she provides a cohesive structure to the PK-6th grade development of PISD Curriculum and Intervention Initiatives. Dawn’s classroom experience included ESL, GT, and students with special needs. She holds a Master's of Curriculum and Instruction and is certified as a Master Reading Teacher and Reading Specialist.
Bonnie Scheidt, Director of Secondary Instruction
Bonnie Scheidt provides leadership to the district’s overall instructional programs for grades 7 - 12 and coordinates content area specialists and curriculum. She plans, evaluates, and implements instructional programs with teachers and principals, including learning objectives, instructional strategies, and assessment techniques.
Bonnie Scheidt is a former Assistant Principal at Pearland High School and served as Math Curriculum Specialist for Pearland ISD. She has a Bachelor of Science in interdisciplinary studies and a Master of Educational Administration.