CIS - Bay Area Staff

CIS – Bay Area has a dedicated staff who will do whatever it takes to empower students to stay in school and achieve in life.

CIS Staff Bios


CIS - Bay Area Staff

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McWhirter Elementary


Lindsey Hoffman has been with Communities in Schools-Bay Area since August 2018. She received a Bachelor's Degree from Texas A & M University.  Lindsey taught high school science for 9 years and also worked in the church ministry field for 4 years.  In her spare time she enjoys reading, rooting for her Fightin' Texas Aggies, and watching musicals.




Bayside Intermediate


Diana Hall is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has been with Communities In Schools Bay Area since 2011.  She also worked for CIS for six years in the late 1990’s. Diana has a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and a Master's Degree in Social Work both from the University of Houston. She is passionate about making a difference in the lives of her students and their families.


Brookside Intermediate


Robyn Neidig is thrilled to join Communities in Schools-Bay Area this year! She is a proud Fightin’ Texas Aggie and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication. Robyn got her start working with the Afterschool Centers on Education program and was a substitute teacher for Special Needs. Go Bulldogs!


Clear Creek Intermediate


Priscilla Munoz has been with Communities In Schools since January 2011. She has a Master's of Education in Special Education and a Bachelor's of Science in Psychology from Texas Women's University. Priscilla and her husband have a son in college and a teenage son at home. Priscilla is dedicated to helping students reach their potential and feel worthy of success.

League City Elementary


Heather Comer is excited to be joining Communities In Schools – Bay Area.  She recently graduated from the University of Houston with her Master's Degree in Social Work after having completed her Bachelor of Social Work at the University of Houston - Clear Lake in 2017.  Heather has a passion for working with children and helping them to succeed.

Clear Brook High School


Connie Maldonado returned to Communities In Schools – Bay Area in August 2013 after a brief stay with Communities In Schools of the Coastal Bend. Connie is a seasoned CIS Program Coordinator. She worked with Communities In Schools – Bay Area from August 2000 through June 2005 and worked with Communities In Schools of the Coastal Bend from 2007 – 2013. Connie has a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Texas A & M Corpus Christi and has 26 years of social service experience. Connie and her husband have been married for 26 years and have two children, Christopher who attends Bayside Intermediate and Christina who attends University of Texas at Austin.

Clear Creek High School


Barbara Stribling has been with Communities In Schools – Bay Area since 2003. She is a Licensed Bachelor Social Worker (LBSW), is accredited by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) as a Certified Children, Youth and Family Social Worker (C-CYFSW) and is a Nationally Certified Program Coordinator. She started her career with CIS – Bay Area at McAdams Jr. High and in 2008 moved to Clear Creek High in CCISD.


Originally from Germany, Barbara moved to Texas in 1978. She is married to Roy (for 39 years) and has two children and five grandchildren.

Clear Path Alternative


Claudette Ronan has been with Communities In Schools – Bay Area since 1997. She is a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor and loves working with high school students who struggling to stay alcohol and drug free.  Claudette is a wife, step-mom and grandmother of 6.



Clear Springs High School


Linda Deckert has been with Communities In Schools – Bay Area since 1993. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from the University of Texas and a Masters of Arts and a Masters of Science from the University of Houston – Clear Lake.



K. E. Little Elementary


Tiffany Braman has been with Communities In Schools since August 2018.  She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Houston – Clear Lake.  Tiffany believes that with support and enthusiastic encouragement from a caring adult, children can gain the curiosity, confidence, and resiliency to help them be successful throughout school and life!



Barber Middle School


Sabrina Pyke has been with Communities In Schools since August 2016. She has a Bachelors in Education from the University of Houston – Clear Lake and worked as an elementary school teacher 10 years.  Sabrina is married to a wonderful man and has 2 beautiful daughters.  When she is not working, Sabrina can be found at dance with her daughters.




Dunbar Middle School


Stacie Lewis-Roberts has been with Communities In Schools – Bay Area since 2004. Prior to taking a job with CIS – Bay Area she worked with CIS of Galveston County for four years.

McAdams Junior High School


Katina Allen has been with Communities In Schools – Bay Area since 2014. She has a Bachelors Degree in Administration of Justice from Texas Southern University and a Masters of Science in Criminal Justice from Lamar University.  Katina believes that her purpose in life is to be a servant to others.​​​​​


Lobit Middle School


Rayna Lynn has been with Communities In Schools – Bay Area since 2018. She has a Bachelor of Social Work

Dickinson High School


Vertresa Mark has been with Communities In Schools – Bay Area since 2016. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in History from the University of Houston – Clear Lake.

Dana Stephens has been with Communities In Schools – Bay Area since 2017. She has a B.A. in Literature from the University of Houston. She has worked in the Dickinson Independent School District for 15 years as well as the College of the Mainland for teaching Adult Basic Education. She believes “Everyone should be educated!"


CCISD Community Partnership

Project


Stephanie Hornung has been with Communities In Schools – Bay Area since 2014. She has a MS in Education.

As the CCISD Community Partner Coordinator she will be serving 5 schools, working with their support teams to develop programs that will fill the gaps of the social, emotional and basic needs of the underserved students, especially those affected by Hurricane Harvey.


Kranz Jr. High


Abbie Laird has been with Communities in Schools- Bay Area since August 2014. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Texas A&M University. Whoop! Through her active efforts with our volunteer appreciation event, Abbie has become the creative director of CIS. Some of Abbie’s favorite things about Communities In Schools are encouraging her students to reach their full potential, planning her campus wide events, and providing useful resources to students and their families.

Dickinson Community Partnership

Project


Jill Wells has been with Communities In Schools – Bay Area since 2012. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from the University of Alberta and speaks with a Canadian accent. Her teaching experience has encompassed pre-k through high school. Jill is married and a mom to three very busy girls. She is passionate about empowering her students with skills needed for success.