Department of Fine Arts 

Visual & Performing Arts

Suite 204 - Central Administration Building

Fine Arts Office - 281.707.3868

 

Ray Lavan

Director of Fine Arts - Email

 

Claudia Orozco

Secretary - Email

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Director of Fine Arts
Morgan

Ray Lavan

Ray Lavan is our new director of fine arts.Mr. Lavan served in West Orange-Cove CISD as the director of bands from 2006-2013 before starting his administrative career in the district as an assistant principal. In 2016, he joined Goose Creek CISD as an assistant principal at Sterling High School. In 2019, Mr. Lavan went to Beaumont ISD, where he served as an associate principal, principal at Paul A. Brown Learning Center, and most recent director of fine arts.

Mr. Lavan earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Instrumental Music Education from McNeese State University and a Master of Education in Educational Leadership from Lamar University. He is currently working on his Doctor of Organizational Leadership at Abilene Christian University. He has a School Management & Leadership Certification from Harvard University and an Executive Leadership Certification from Rice University.

Lavan is married to Diztorsha Lavan, a U.S. History teacher at Goose Creek Memorial.

 

Secretary to the Director, Fine Arts
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Claudia Orozco

 

Claudia is in her fourth year as the district secretary of the department.  In her role, she assists Ms. Chiboroski 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.

Faculty Directories

  • Art
    Name
    Campus
    E-mail
    Debbie Gerza
    Alamo
    Joshua Crowhurst
    Ashbel Smith
    Crystal Tatum
    Austin
    Sandra Marquez
    Banuelos
    Tina Pequeno
    Bowie
    Harry Barber
    Carver
    Julia Sunderman
    Clark
    Cathy Leija
    Crockett
    Ashley Robertson
    DeZavala
    Myron Lyra
    Harlem
    Rebecca Acuna
    Highlands
    Mindi Garzoria
    Hopper
    Sonia Clifton-Flores
    Lamar
    Kirk Ehlig
    San Jacinto
    Amy Mullins
    Travis
    Crystal Dobbs
    Victoria Walker
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  • Art (Visual)
    Name
    Campus
    E-mail
    Emily Herrin
    Baytown Junior
    Hortencia Flores
    Baytown Junior
    Lori Gaughan
    Cedar Bayou Junior
    Lance Frazior
    Cedar Bayou Junior
    Jennifer Martin
    Gentry Junior
    Tiffany Silverthorne
    Gentry Junior
    Adriana Crespo
    Highlands Junior
    Laura Case
    Highlands Junior
    Viridana Navarro
    Horace Mann Junior
    Kassandra Cantu
    Horace Mann Junior
    Band
    Name
    Campus
    E-mail
    Sarah Hernandez (Head)
    Baytown Junior
    Richard Lewis (Asst.)
    Baytown Junior
    Marcus Goodlow (Head)
    Cedar Bayou Junior
    David Watson (Asst.)
    Cedar Bayou Junior
    Joshua Hamic Cormier (Asst.)
    Cedar Bayou Junior
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  • Art (Visual)
    Name
    Campus
    E-mail
    Brandi Aguilar
    Goose Creek Memorial
    Jason Case
    Goose Creek Memorial
    Johnna Morris
    Goose Creek Memorial
    Sharon Vojacek
    Peter E. Hyland Center
    Canace Morton
    Robert E. Lee
    Annie Watson
    Ross S. Sterling
    Darcy McDonald
    Ross S. Sterling
    Brandie Barraga
    Ross S. Sterling
    Band
    Name
    Campus
    E-mail
    Shawn Schultz (Head)
    Goose Creek Memorial
    Taylor Kollmeier (Asst.)
    Goose Creek Memorial
    Dr. Joshua Haggerty (Assc.- Percussion)
    Goose Creek Memorial
    Robert Poulin (Head)
    Robert E. Lee
    Cassie Smith (Asst.)
    Robert E. Lee
    Dr. Stefan Ice (Assc. - Percussion)
    Robert E. Lee
    Brad Comeaux (Head)
    Ross S. Sterling
    Dwight Watson (Asst.)
    Ross S. Sterling
    Brent Gibson (Assc. - Percussion)
    Ross S. Sterling
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Vertical Teams

  • 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

* BJS (Baytown Junior ) | CBJ (Cedar Bayou) | GJS (Gentry) | HJS (Highlands Junior) | HMJ (Horace Mann)

Texas Cultural Trust: 2019 State of the Arts Report.pdf

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