Karen Shaw

Technology Director

Westside High School

Houston Independent School District

I work at Westside High School in Houston I.S.D. This year the staff at Westside will be updating the Technology curriculum not only for the Magnet for Integrated Technology Program but also for the nonmagnet curriculum. We will be expanding our programs to include more real world, outside the classroom experiences. This will be the first group of students to have completed our four year program.

I am a native Texan . I have worked in the Houston area for the last 36 years (almost long enough to feel like I am a native Houstonian). I've taught everything from Kindergarten to seniors in high school, in every subject from Reading to Math. This summer I taught a Geometry summer school class which was an eye opening experience! It was a lot of fun to renew my math skills and get in touch with what every teacher goes through in trying to motivate students and get them to succeed.


This page was developed through GirlTECH '97, a teacher training and student technology council program sponsored by the Center for Research on Parallel Computation (CRPC), a National Science Foundation-funded Science and Technology Center.

© June 1997 Karen Shaw Last update August 1, 2003

Email: kshaw@houstonisd.org