DEPARTMENTS TAX OFFICE
Dr. Antonio Banuelos | HJS
Harlem | HJS
Bonnie P. Hopper | HJS
Highlands Elementary | HJS
Victoria Walker | HJS
Ashbel Smith | HMJ / BJS
G. W. Carver | HMJ / BJS
Mirabeau B. Lamar | HMJ / BJS
San Jacinto | HMJ / BJS
William B. Travis | HMJ / BJS
Alamo | CBJ / GJS
Stephen F. Austin | CBJ / GJS
James Bowie | CBJ / GJS
David Crockett | CBJ / GJS
Lorenzo De Zavala | CBJ / HMJ
Phillip Morgan, M.A.
is currently in his fourth year of service as the Director of Fine Arts (Visual & Performing) for the Goose Creek Independent
School District. In this capacity, he oversees the daily operations,
curriculum, staff development, budget, and staffing for Music (Instrumental & Vocal), Visual Art, Theatre
Arts, Dance and Competitive Speech. He is highly passionate about creating opportunities through the arts in Texas and improving K-12 enrichment education through innovative programs.
Prior to his tenure in GCCISD, Mr. Morgan served as the Director of Fine Arts for the Waco ISD from 2012-2015. As an classroom instructor, Phillip has served as the Director of Forensics and member of the Communication, Speech & Debate faculty at Tarrant County College’s Trinity River Campus in Fort Worth. Mr. Morgan began his teaching career as a theatre arts and speech/debate director in
Irving ISD for eight years at MacArthur High School. He remains active as
a clinician and adjudicator for theatre arts programs across the State of
Texas and has been honored to judge the UIL and TAPPS State One-Act Play contests.
Phillip is married to his amazing wife, Angela Morgan, who serves as a Kindergarten teacher in the Goose Creek CISD. The Morgans reside in Highlands, TX with their beloved daughter, Stella Maxx.
A.S. Theatre Arts, Performance - Paris Junior College
B.F.A. (Honors): Theatre Performance - University of Texas at Arlington
M.A. Business Communications & Leadership - Jones International University
*Ed.D. Administration & Global Leadership - Lamar University (*in Dissertation)
He is a member of the Texas
Educational Theatre Association (TETA), Texas Music Educators’ Association (TMEA), the Texas
Art Educators Association (TAEA), Alpha Psi Omega honorary theatre fraternity, the
Texas Music Administrators Conference (TMAC) and currently serves as Chair-Elect for (TTAC) the Texas Theatre Administrators’
Conference. Phillip is a lifetime member of (TTAO) the Texas Theatre Adjudicators and
Officials Association. Phillip was selected as the 2018 “Founders Award” by TETA for his service as President-Elect in 2013 and
contributions in reestablishing the Board and organization during that time.
Claudia is in her second year as the district secretary of the department. In her role, she assists Mr. Morgan in the organization of district events, financial processes, facility scheduling and arranging faculty travel across the fine arts programs. She has been with the district since 2011 and is an integral member of the administration building team.
Claudia is a graduate of Robert E. Lee High School and loves spending time with her two children, Alexia and Karmine.
Texas Cultural Trust: 2019 State of the Arts Report.pdf
2019 Fine Arts State Qualifier Listing & Achievements for GCCISD
Jaylee Anderson, Stephen F. Austin ES (Choir).......................TCDA State Elementary Honor Choir (July 2018)
Citlali Lara, Goose Creek Memorial HS (Theatre)....................TETA State Playwriting Contest (Sept. 2018)
Melissa Herrera, Goose Creek Memorial HS (Theatre).........TETA State Playwriting Contest (Sept. 2018)
Sadie Aiken, Goose Creek Memorial HS (Theatre).................TETA State Playwriting Contest (Sept. 2018)
Gabriel Baeza, Goose Creek Memorial HS (Theatre).............TETA State Playwriting Contest (Sept. 2018)
Jesus Torres, Goose Creek Memorial HS (Theatre)................TETA State Playwriting Contest (Sept. 2018)
Christian Lewis, Goose Creek Memorial HS (Theatre)..........TETA State Playwriting Contest (Sept. 2018)
Morgan Birdsong, Goose Creek Memorial HS (Dance).......TDEA All-State Dancer / Founder's Scholarship Winner (Jan. 2019)
Valerie Villafranco, Robert E. Lee HS (Dance).........................TDEA All-State Dancer (Jan. 2019)
McKenzie Comeaux, Ross S. Sterling HS (Choir)....................TMEA All-State Mixed Choir Member (Feb. 2019)
Olivia Cottar, Goose Creek Memorial HS (Choir)....................TMEA All-State Treble Choir Member (Feb. 2019)
Makiyla McKenzie, Ross S. Sterling HS (Choir).......................TMEA All-State Treble Choir Member (Feb. 2019)
Seth Baal, Goose Creek Memorial HS (Choir)..........................TMEA All-State Tenor-Bass Choir Member (Feb. 2019)
Edgar Landa, Goose Creek Memorial HS (Choir)...................TMEA All-State Tenor-Bass Choir Member (Feb. 2019)
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