Mrs. April Feranda

Phone: 9403693057


Degrees and Certifications:

BA in Literature

Mrs. April Feranda

1st Block: English 2

A2: Conference

A3: English 2

A4: English 2

B2: Conference

B3: English 2 Pre-AP

B4: English 2

5th Block: English 2

Tutorials are available Tuesday through Friday 8:15 to 8:45am 

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 4:15-5:15pm



    Mrs. April Feranda
    Mrs. April Feranda
    Phone: (940) 369-3057
    Position: English II and English II Pre-AP Educator
     Tutorials: Tuesday-Friday 8:15 A.M. -8:50 A.M.
    Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday until 5:15 P.M. (or by appointment)
    • Bachelor of Arts in Literature (2012, University of Houston-Clear Lake)
    • Undergraduate Certificate in Women's Studies (2012, University of Houston-Clear Lake)
    • Candidate for a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction with a Literacy emphasis (2018, University of Texas- Arlington)

    Teaching Experience: 
     Denton Independent School District, Ryan High School, Denton, Texas
      - English 2 and English 2 Pre-AP Educator, English 1 and 2 S.T.A.A.R Tutorial Coach (2017-present) 
      - English 1 and English 2 Educator, English 1 and 2 S.T.A.A.R. Tutorial Coach (2015- 2017)
    Houston Independent School District, Cesar E. Chavez High School, Houston, Texas 
       -Chavez PREP (college preparatory program) Teacher, Pre-AP English II and English I Teacher  2012- 2015 
    Professional Training:
           University of Texas- Dallas AP Summer Institute (2017)
              North Star of Texas Writing Project (2017)
    Laying the Foundation- N.M.S.I. Pre-AP Training (2012,2013) 
    Margaret Kilgo Training Scope and Sequence/Creating Assessments Using Cognitive Alignment (2014)
    Rice University AP Summer Institute (2013, 2014, 2015)
    Rice University Pre-AP Institute (Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2015)
    Jane Schaeffer Effective Writing Seminar (2015)
    College Board- Springboard Training (2012,2013,2014,2015)
    Region 11 Effective Writing Strategies Workshop (2016) 
    Honors & Affiliations:
             Denton Independent School District 
             Nominee- Newcomer of the Year, Ryan High School (2015-2016)

                  Nominee- Newcomer of the Year, Ryan High School (2016-2017) 

                Renaissance Teacher of the Month (September 2017)

                National Council of Teachers of English, Member (2012- present)

              United Educators Association of Texas, Member (2015- present) 


    Houston Independent School District

    Nominee- Beginning Teacher of the Year, Chavez High School (2012)

    Beginning Teacher of the Year, Chavez High School (2012)

    Panel Participant (by invitation ONLY) HISD New Teacher Orientation (2013)

    Team Lead- English 1 (2013-2014)

    Chavez Name that Book Co-Sponsor (2013-2014)

    Chavez Book Club Co-Sponsor (2013-2014)

    Chavez Anime Club Sponsor (2014-2015)

    Pre-AP English 2 Team Lead (2014-2015)

    National Council of Teachers of English, Member



Last Modified on December 12, 2017