Josephine Houston Elementary

Third Grade





Goal: Our goal is to create a classroom climate that feels safe, respectful, and supportive of student learning. We want each student to feel welcome, important and seen. We want to provide students daily opportunities to apply prior knowledge, attain new information and achieve mastery. 


About each team member:

Jocelin Aguilar - I am a 3rd grade Dual Language teacher. I graduated from Texas A&M International University with a Bachelor’s in Communication Disorders. I then went on to get an alternative teaching certification. This is my 4th year teaching at Houston Elementary.  I enjoy working and learning alongside my students. 


Debra Puga- I am a 3rd grade Dual Language teacher.  This is my 7th year at Houston Elementary.


Amanda Smith- I am a 3rd grade ESL teacher. This is my 4th year teaching at Houston Elementary.