Secondary Curriculum Design Team

 Dr. Kari Roan

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Dr. Kari Roan

Secondary ELAR

Dr. Kari Roan has served in Prosper ISD since 2013. She has taught English at most of the secondary grade levels throughout her career. In addition to serving as a classroom teacher, Dr. Roan has worked in curriculum writing, as an instructional writing consultant, and in the field of school improvement and school turnaround. Her papers on communication and learning have been selected for presentation at the local, state, and national levels. She earned a BA in English with an emphasis on Education from Southern Methodist University, a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction, and a doctorate in Educational Leadership.

 

 Zach DeVito

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Zach DeVito

Secondary Math

Zach DeVito is beginning his tenth year in education and has been in Prosper ISD since 2013. This is his second year as the Secondary Math Curriculum Designer. Zach has taught Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Pre-Calculus, and AP Calculus. Zach has a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from Texas Christian University and a Master of Educational Leadership in School Administration from Lamar University.

 Dr. Meredith Bell

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Dr. Meredith Bell

Secondary Science

Meredith Bell has served Prosper ISD as the secondary science curriculum designer since 2016.  Her education career began in 2006, and she has previously served as a science department chair, instructional coach, and AP physics teacher. Meredith holds a bachelor’s degree in genetics from Texas A&M University, an MBA in management, and a doctorate in curriculum and instruction from Texas Tech University. Meredith regularly presents at science education conferences around the country and has been published in the professional journals The Science Teacher and the Technology and Engineering Teacher.

 Beth Childs

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Beth Childs

Secondary Social Studies

Beth Childs has served in Prosper ISD since 2011. Beth has taught Texas History, World Geography, World History, AP US History, and Economics. She served as the Social Studies Chair at PHS from 2013-2015. Beth has a bachelor's and master's degree in history from Texas Tech University.

 Michael Pflug

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Michael Pflug

K-12 STEAM

Michael Pflug has served in Prosper ISD since 2013. He obtained a Master’s degree from the University of Texas at Arlington in curriculum and instruction in science education and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Arlington in middle level education.  He has sat on the STAAR item review committee for 5th grade science, presented at the 2014 National Science Teachers Association national conference on science education in Boston and has been a featured speaker at the University of Texas at Arlington's College of Education.

 

 Caitlin Kirk

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Caitlin Kirk

Secondary Design Coach

Caitlin Kirk has served in Prosper since 2014. She has taught Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Pre-Calculus, and served as the UIL Academic Coordinator for PHS from 2015-2017. Caitlin has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mathematics from the University of North Texas and is pursuing a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Caitlin was the Prosper ISD Secondary Teacher of the Year for the 2016-2017 school year.

 Alex Crosbie

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Alex Crosbie

Secondary Design Coach

Alex Crosbie has served in Prosper since 2011. She has taught English I, English III, and AP Language & Composition, and helped pilot the PSAT Preparation course at PHS during the 2017-2018 school year. Alex has a Bachelor's Degree from Texas A&M University and a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of North Texas.  
 Samantha Cates

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Samantha Cates

Secondary Design Coach

Samantha Cates has served in Prosper since 2015. She has taught AP World History, World History, 8th grade U.S. History, and served as the Current Events & Social Studies UIL Academic coach for PHS from 2016-2017. Samantha has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Secondary Education-Social Studies from Oklahoma State University and has a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Texas A&M-Commerce.
 
 Amy Ousley

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Amy Ousley

Secondary Design Coach

Amy Ousley has served in Prosper ISD since 2016. She is starting her 15th year in education where she has previously served as Department Head, Team Lead, as well as instructed both middle school and high school science courses, including 7th and 8th grade, Biology, and AP Environmental Science. Amy has earned a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Health and Sport Sciences from the University of Oklahoma, a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an Emphasis in Science from the University of Texas - Arlington, and a Master’s degree in Educational Administration from Southwestern Oklahoma State University.