Meet New SSD Instructor at Lindbergh High School

Find out why family photos are the most important item on the desk of Shinita Houston, a new addition to Lindbergh schools.

Lindbergh Schools recently announced that  joined the district for the 2012-2013 school year. Each day, Patch will introduce readers to one of these new educators.

Today meet the newest P.E. teacher at .


Name:  Shinita Houston

New position: English SSD at Lindbergh High School

Professional background:

  • M.A.T. : Special Education, Webster University
  • M.A.T. : Rehabilitation Counseling, Maryville University
  • B.S. : Biology Health Science, Stephens College
  • 12 years of teaching experience in Ferguson Florissant School District, St. Louis Public School District’s Gateway Institute of Technology, and St. Engelbert Focus School for the St. Louis Archdiocese

What's your most prized possession on your desk, in your office or workspace? Pictures of my children! They motivate me to be the type of teacher that I want them to have.

Favorite year of school as a student: 9th grade

Favorite movie that takes place at a school: “The Great Debaters”

When you’re not teaching, you’re ____:  Spending time with my children (attending their activities, assisting them with school work, shopping, attending church), spending time with my significant other, and traveling


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