A veteran educator (12 years) from Dallas, TX; Ricky began his career in 2006 as a business Educator teacher at North Shore Senior High School in Galena Park ISD. He spent five years in the classroom. At the request of his principal, his last year in the classroom was spent as a World History teacher. In this capacity, he learned to use data to influence instructional planning and student achievement. As a first year Wold History teacher, he helped 97% of his students pass the TAKS test and 42% of those students achieve a commended score. Ricky spent his last five years at North Shore Senior High School as an administrator (At-Risk Specialist, Assistant Principal, and Lead Assistant Principal).
- Increased the number of scheduled graduates by 28%
- Galveston County Daily News Teacher of the Year, Margaret Simon
- Lincoln-Douglas Debate - District Champion and Regional Qualifiers
- UIL One Act Play - Regional Qualifiers
- Boys Basketball - District Championship and Regional Semi-Finalists
- Boys & Girls Power-lifting - Regional Qualifiers
- Boys & Girls Track - Regional and State Qualifiers
- Varsity Football - District Championship
Ricky is married to Ta Lula Nicholson of Houston, TX. He has four children; Jaylen (17), Courtland (8), Laurence and Lauren (6). The family also has an Olde English Bulldog, Langston. Ricky is currently pursuing his doctorate at the University Houston (Professional Leadership). He obtained his Master's in Education Administration from Concordia University Texas and his Bachelors of Business Administration from Langston University.
I graduated from Texas A & M Corpus Christi with my Bachelor's Degree and Lamar University for my Masters. I have 14 years experience in education. 6 years of that have been with Texas City ISD with 2 of those years at LMHS as an instructional specialist. I love to travel and anything activities that are water related. I am the mother of 4 grown children and live happily on the island with my husband, three dogs and two birds
Christopher Loftin is serving his second year as the Dean of Student Management at La Marque High School. Mr. Loftin comes to us from Brazosport Independent School District with four years principal experience at Clute Intermediate. In addition, he has nine years of administrative experience from Clear Creek Independent School District, serving as an Assistant Principal, Dean of Instruction, and Associate Principal all at Clear Lake High School. He has an additional five more years of administrative experience at Santa Fe ISD as an assistant principal, associate principal, and principal.
Mr. Loftin received his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Houston in 1997 and a Master of Science in Education in Mid-Management from the University of Houston Clear Lake in 2001. Mr. Loftin has taught at many grade levels and has also coached football, basketball, and baseball. He values education and works very closely with teachers and students to ensure their success.
Mrs. Godfrey is proud to say that she has been in education for 17 years. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from The University of Texas at Austin where she played basketball for four years. She obtained her Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from Prairie View A&M University.
Mrs. Godfrey began her educational career as an English teacher and coach in Duncanville ISD, her alma mater, where she also won a State Championship in girls basketball. She taught high school English and coached girls basketball for 8 years in Mansfield ISD.
Mrs. Godfrey got married and moved to Houston in 2014. She taught high school English at Alief Taylor High School for 5 years prior to moving into an administrative role at La Marque High School. Mrs. Godfrey has served as an assistant principal at La Marque for 2 years. Her primary duties at LMHS include: Curriculum supervisor for English, CTE, LOTE, & PE; Administrator for student alpha A-J; and Campus supervisor of Hero (online behavior management program).
Mrs. Godfrey is passionate about education, and her goal is to prepare students to become productive members of society. Her educational belief is that every student can succeed if given the right amount of support and guidance.
A classroom teacher, a coach of five years, and administrator for one year from Baytown, Texas; Mr. Earlsworth Baptiste began his career in education in 2014 as a business teacher at Baytown Junior School in Goose Creek ISD. During his three years at Baytown Junior School, Mr. Baptiste taught Exploring Careers, Robotics, Yearbook, and held the positions of CTE Chair and PBIS Chair for the campus. He also coached Football, Boys and Girls Basketball, Track & Field, Tennis, Cross Country, and Soccer, in which he won two district championships.
Afterwards, Mr. Baptiste transitioned to Crosby Middle School in Crosby ISD. During his time at Crosby Middle, he taught World Cultures his first year and, at his principal’s request, moved to Texas History the first half of his second year. During Crosby’s time of need, Earlsworth moved from Texas History to teach LOTC and Physical Education (P.E.) as well as continuing to coach Football, Basketball, and Track. He also served as an high basketball coach and varsity assistant at Crosby High School.
Mr. Baptiste returned to Goose Creek CISD as a Student Support Administrator at Horace Mann Junior School. As an administrator his responsibilities included 6th Grade Principal, 504/RTI Administrator, Emergency Management Administrator, CATCH Administrator, and PBIS Administrator. He also current remains active in coaching by serving as the Head Varsity Boys and Girls basketball coach at Baytown Christian Academy.
Mr. Baptiste is married to Rhea Baptiste of Kansas City, Kansas who also an educator and coach. He has four children; Abigail (17), D’mitri (14), Makayla (13) and Liam (1). He obtained his Master's in Educational Administration from Lamar University, his Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from Strayer University and his Bachelors of Business from the University of Phoenix.