Gano, Chemistry

Phone: 281-412-8800


Degrees and Certifications:

Master of Chemical Engineering Master of Education, Secondary Science

Gano, Chemistry

Hi! I'm Diana Gano, and I've been teaching Chemistry for 18 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 started teaching 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

College Board AP Chemistry Reader starting 2020

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

    My schedule is:

    AP CHEMISTRY  1st and 2nd periods

    PAP CHEMISTRY  3rd, 6th, and 7th periods

    Tutoring takes place before school or during Eagle Hour.  My Eagle Hour schedule is below.  Feel free to find me at my duty station on Wed/Fri! 

    Gano Eagle Hour

    My conference times for the 2019-2020 school year are: 
    4th and 5th 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.

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

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    I'm also on TWITTER! @ganodiana  Twitter