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Curriculum & Instruction

Curriculum and Instruction Mission - "Whatever it Takes"

.The Poteet ISD Curriculum and Instruction Department is committed to aligning the written, taught, and tested curriculum to provide our students with the academic skills and learning experiences needed for high achievement. It is the aim of Poteet ISD to provide the best possible preparation for our students’ college education or future employment.
The curriculum of the Poteet ISD is designed using a framework of the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills. In addition, Poteet ISD teachers access their learning objectives and resources through various state adopted curriculum.

Please feel free to contact any Curriculum and Instructional staff member if you have any questions or concern.

Executive Director of Curriculum & Instruction
Sheryl Mills
C&I Secretary
Diana Vargas


About Us

My name is Stacy Smith, I have been in the education field for eleven years. I began my career as a pre-k teacher in San Antonio. I then joined Poteet as a fourth-grade teacher. Previously, I taught third grade in Somerset ISD. This will be my seventh year in Poteet and my first year as an instructional specialist at Poteet Intermediate Campus I graduated from UTSA with a Bachelors's in Education and obtained my Masters's in Educational Leadership in 2022 from Walden University. I am married, have three children and enjoy spending my free time with them. I look forward to continuing my career in PISD and ensuring our students reach their full potential.

My name is Hope Tellez. I am the Instructional Specialist for Poteet Jr. High. This is my 4th year as an Instructional Specialist for Poteet ISD and my 20th year in Education. I am home-grown, Poteet Alumni Class of '97. It is humbling to serve the community I grew up in by academically supporting some of the finest teachers and students around. 


I am Samantha White and I am so excited to become a part of the Aggie Family! I graduated from Texas A&M-San Antonio in 2011 with my Bachelors in Education and again in 2017 with my Masters in Administration. I have been married to my husband Paul for almost 21 years and our son Devon is currently a Junior at Texas A&M-San Antonio. We love to travel and spend time with our Schnauzer, Bella!
I have been in education for eleven years. I began my career teaching third grade in Judson ISD. I have also taught second grade, fifth grade math, science, and social studies, and most recently spent a year and a half as a campus Literacy Coach in East Central ISD. I have a deep-rooted passion for education and learning, and putting students' needs first is extremely important to me.



 I have served my entire career in Poteet, Tx.  During my 30+year career, I have been a teacher, Instructional coach, ELAR Director and now Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction.  All of these positions centered around my passion for literacy and promoting student success. I am a graduate from The University of Texas in Austin and hold a masters in Curriculum and Instruction from The University of Texas San Antonio.

Elementary Instructional Specialist 
Samantha White 

Intermediate Instructional Specialist 
Stacy Smith

Junior High Instructional Specialist 
Hope Tellez

High School Instructional Specialist 
Virginia Rodriguez