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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.


Crystal Allen

Executive Administrative Assistant to Chief Academic Officer

Rebecca Phillips

Administrative Assistant to Directors of Curriculum & Instruction

Donna Tate

Federal Programs/Grants Administrator

Michelle Frissell

C&I Federal Programs & Grants Clerk

Jason Cross

District Textbook Clerk

Michelle Leggett

Digital Media Specialist

Brenda O'Banion

Mathematics Grades 9-12 Specialist

Mandy Trom

Mathematics Grades 5-8 Specialist

Bonnie Smith

Mathematics Grades 2-4 Specialist

Stephanie Weaver

PreK Lead Specialist, Mathematics Grades PK-1

Mindi Cooper

ELAR Grades 9-12 Specialist

Beth Moore

ELAR Grades 5-8 Specialist

Toni Holloman

ELAR Grades 2-4 Specialist

Tiffany Cox

Reading Academy Specialist

Antonia Sanchez

Dual Language Specialist

Kimberly Voelkel

ELAR Grades Pre-K-1 Specialist

Tiffany Bolden

Social Studies Grades Pre-K - 12 Specialist

Jennifer Lewis

Science Grades 7-12 Specialist

Bernadette Dieter

Science Grades Pre-K-6 Specialist

Kelly Farrington

Specialist Clerk