Degrees and Certifications:

Miriam Ortiz Dual Language 2nd Grade Teacher

Mrs. Ortiz is a Dual Language bilingual certified teacher and advocate that has served emergent bilingual students and their families for 12 years in the Manor and Austin Independent School Districts. Mrs. Ortiz is a collaborative, resourceful, and motivated agent for change who strives for equity in education. She has been recognized as the ECEA 2021 Early Literacy Master Teacher of NCTE, Teacher of the Year 2019 and 2014. Mrs. Ortiz's educational philosophy is rooted in an additive lens that recognizes students and their families’ rich cultural and academic knowledge backgrounds by fostering agency through the implementation of culturally sustaining instruction that affirm and uplifts identities. Her inspiration and strength are her family and the students she serves.


Daily Class Schedule/Horario del Salon:

7:30-7:45 Formative Loop/ Morning Meeting

7:45-8:55 Math

8:55-9:50 CAMP/Conference Time

9:50-10:10 Math 10:10-10:35 ELAR

10:35-11:05 Lunch

11:05-11:35 ELAR

11:35-12:55 SLAR/SS

12:55-1:15 Recess

1:15-1:55 SLAR

1:55-2:55 Science

2:55-3:00 Closure/Dismissal


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