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Miss Pamela Farinas

Wrong Miss Pamela Farinas?


Phone: (713) ***-****  HQ Phone
Houston Independent School District
Hattie Mae White Educational Support Center 4400 West 18Th Street
Houston , Texas 77092
United States

Company Description: HISD provides bus service for eligible regular-education students who submit requests to their campus transportation coordinators and have them approved by the...   more

Employment History

  • Principal
    Foerster Elementary School

Board Memberships and Affiliations

11 Total References
Web References
HISD Connect - Foerster Principal to Kiss Toad, Dye Hair and More, If Students Read, 4 Sept 2008 [cached]
Pamela Farinas, the principal at HISD's Cecile Foerster Elementary School, really wants her students to read, and she is willing to go to great lengths to motivate them.In May, school administrators gathered some Foerster students together to generate a list of stunts they would like to see the principal perform in exchange for the students' reaching reading goals.Every time the students meet a reading goal, Farinas will perform one of the "fear factor" stunts.Come fall, students will have the opportunity to cover their principal with silly string or watch her try to roller skate for an entire day.
"I started my very own book club for fourth- and fifth-graders this past school year," said Farinas."It was great, but I realized that the love for reading has to start much earlier.When I visit a second-grade class and read with them, you can guarantee which book will be most requested book from our library the following week."
"Anything I can do to generate an interest in reading must be done," continued Farinas.
HISD Connect - Principals Learning Spanish to Better Serve Their Students, 9 Dec 2008 [cached]
Foerster Elementary School Principal Pamela Farinas says she speaks a little bit of Spanish, but not enough to hold a conversation.
"My parents and students laugh at my attempts, but they tell me how much they appreciate me for trying," said Farinas.
"I wanted the literacy theme throughout ..., 24 Oct 2007 [cached]
"I wanted the literacy theme throughout the campus to support the Westbury Feeder Pattern goal of increasing reading and writing outside of the classroom," said current principal, Pamela Farinas.
Farinas has her own campus book club, which meets in the newly tile-adorned outdoor reading circle, which says, "Reading is Fun" and "Learning is Fun".
HISD Connect - Westbury Alumnus Turned Professional Athlete Visits Foerster Elementary, 21 Feb 2008 [cached]
To thank him for coming to speak to her students, Principal Pamela Farinas presented Oakley with a copy of Where the Sidewalk Ends, by Shel Silverstein.
Farinas also thanked life-skills teacher Edwina Johnson for inviting Oakley to the school.
When HISD Superintendent of Schools ..., 11 Feb 2009 [cached]
When HISD Superintendent of Schools Abelardo Saavedra challenged administrators to create a college-bound culture at their campuses during the annual State of the Schools luncheon in 2007, Cecile Foerster Elementary School Principal Pamela Farinas took the charge seriously.
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