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All About the PHS Career & Technology Staff

Jodi Andoe   –   “Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think.”   ― Albert Einstein


Now Teaching - Physics; Principles of Technology; engineering Design 2-4;Robotics

Education - Texas A & M University at Commerce, Commerce, TX - M.S. in Educational Leadership 2008;  University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX - B.A. Honors in Interdisciplinary Studies 2000

Certifications - Principal EC-12
Composite Science 7-12
Technology Education 6-12
Life Science 8-12
Science 4-8

Years in Industry and/or Education and SpecializationsParis High School STEM Coordinator, August 2015-Present
Junior High STEM Teacher, August 2011 –2015
Science Curriculum Coach, July 2009 – 2014
High School Biology Teacher, August 2008 – June 2009
Eighth Grade Science Teacher, August 2003 – June 2008

Interesting Information about Mrs. Andoe -Adviser for LEGO’s and VEX Robotics Teams.
Coordinate district STEAM Expo and Science Fair
ATPE Christa McAuliffe Grant for Teaching Excellence Award Winner 2012
Aerospace Scholar 2011
National Heliophysics Educator Ambassador 2010
Aerospace Scholar with NASA Johnson Space Center 2008
Travis Junior High Teacher of the Year 2006


Deborah Andrews – “Every time a bell rings an angel gets its wings.”

Now Teaching -  Principles of A/V; Applied Engineering; Forensic Science

Education - Associate Degree-Southern Nevada College-N. Las Vegas, NV.- graduated Highest Honors Bachelor Degree-Western Governors University, Salt Lake City, Utah Biological Sciences Honors Graduate

CertificationsLife Science Grades 8-12 Technology Education Grades 6-12

Years in Industry and/or Education and Specializations Six years

A few of  Mrs. Andrews’ Favorite Things/Hobbies – I love spending time with my family and our dog, Phoenix. I love seeing my students smile when they achieve what they thought was impossible.



Edith Bills –  “It's all about staying positive. You are the one that makes things happen.”

Now Teaching -  Fashion Design; Culinary Arts; Introduction to Culinary Arts; Principles of Hospitality


Education - Bachelor in Vocational HomeEconomics

Certifications - Kindergarten Certified

Years in Industry and/or Education and Specializations 30 years PHS; 11 years County Extension Agent; 2 Years teaching in Oklahoma

A Few of  Mrs. Bill’s Favorite Things/Hobbies – Caters many reunions and weddings. Love to cook and experiment with new recipes. 


Thomas Ray Crowell

Now Teaching -  Anantomy & Physiology

Education - B.S. Natural Science from Southeastern Okla. State
M.S. Education from East Texas State University

Certifications - Secondary Broad Field Science; Elementary Education

Years in Industry and/or Education and Specializations -48 years in education

A Few of  Mr. Crowell’s Favorite Things/Hobbies - Loves hunting and fishing



Heather Hohenberger – “ 11 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD,“plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future Jeremiah 29:11

Now Teaching -  Digital Media

Education - Southeastern Ok State University; Kinesiology

Certifications - Health; PE; Tech Apps

Years in Industry and/or Education and Specializations -10

A Few of Mrs. Hohenberg’s Favorite Things/Hobbies - Fitness and Nutrition


Lisa Milstead – “Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. “ Henry Ford

milstead Now Teaching Career Preparation 1 & 2

 Education – Masters of Education, Educational Administration, Texas A&M   Commerce; Bachelor of Science, Elementary Education, Texas A&M Commerce

 Certifications – TEXAS – Principal Certificate; Professional Mid-management       Administrator (Grades Pk-12); Provisional Kindergarten (Grades Pk-Kinder);         Provisional Elementary Reading (Grades 1-8); Provisional Elementary Self-contained   (Grades 1-8); Provisional Driver Education (Grades 6-12); Texas Teacher Appraisal   System – OKLAHOMA – Principal PK-12; Reading Teacher 1-8

 Years in Industry and/or Education and Specializations -17 years in classroom,   16 in administration, 3 in higher ed

A Few of Mrs. Milstead’s Favorite Things/Hobbies – I am an avid reader,  enjoy working outside with my plants and flowers, and listening to music in my free time. I most enjoy spending time with my family. I am very excited to be a part of the PHS for the 2017-2018 school year!


Robert Milton – “Don’t criticize what you don’t understand, son. You never walked in that man’s shoes.” ― Elvis Pressley
Milton Now Teaching Principles of Law, Law Enforcement 1 & 2

 Education - Paris High School Class of 1985; Attended Kansas Wesleyan University;   University; East Texas Police Academy 1991

 Certifications – Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.); Drug     Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.); Master Peace Officer Certificate​

Years in Industry and/or Education and Specializations -30

A Few of Officer Milton’s Favorite Things/Hobbies – I love to golf, hunt, and play guitar.


Beverly Reavis – My Grace is sufficient for thee-2 Corinthians 12:9

CTE Staff - CTE Secretary

Education- I graduated from Paris High School and attended Paris Junior College, but my dream was always to be a mom, so although I never completed my degree, I did achieve my dream x3!

Years in Industry and/or Education and Specializations – I have worked for PISD since 1996, nine years at T.G. Givens Elementary as the principal secretary before making PHS CTE my home !

A Few of  Mrs. Reavis’ Favorite Things/Hobbies – I am a PISD Wildcat lifer.  I graduated from Paris High School in 1987. I have a son who graduated in 2008, a daughter who graduated in 2010 and a daughter who is currently attending Crockett and is in the 6th grade.
I have been happily married (to a Panther grad, lol) for 28 years!!
I am Hawaiian and was born on the island of Honolulu.  My mother is native Hawaiian and I always enjoy learning all things Hawaii from her!!  
I enjoy most sports but especially love Baseball!  
I love reading, writing and doing crossword puzzles but mostly love spending time with my family!


Michael Rhodes –  “The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.” - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Now Teaching - Automotive Basics; Autotech 1 & 2, Principles of Transportation

Education -TSTC-Waco Toyota program
Paris Junior College - Associate's Degree
TEA- Teaching Certificate
Currently enrolled at TAMU-C for Bachelor's

Certifications - ASE Certified
OSHA 10 hour
Tx Teaching Certification

Years in Industry and/or Education and Specializations -I've been around automotive repair shops all my life. 5 years in professional repair environment
6th year of teaching

A Few of  Mr. Rhodes’s Favorite Things/Hobbies - I love dirt track racing. I race an IMCA dirt modified. I built my own computer. I played baseball for 11 years. I played shortstop and center field. I watch more youtube than television.


Emily Steele – "The test of a man’s character is what it takes to stop him." - Dr. Bob Jones Senior

Now Teaching -  Human Growth & Development; Principle’s of Education & Training; Instructional Practices; Principles of Human Services; Practicum in Education Training

Education – Masters of Family and Consumer Science Education-Texas Tech University
Bachelor of Science: Family and Consumer Science (Minor: Dramatic Arts)-Bob Jones University
18 hours toward Masters of Business Administration-Liberty University


Certifications - Certified in Family and Consumer Sciences (CFCS)-American Association of Family and Consumer Science; 6-12 Family & Consumer Sciences Teacher Certification

Years in Industry and/or Education and Specializations – Second year in Education. Specializations: Apparel Construction; Education

A Few of  Ms. Steele’s Favorite Things/Hobbies - Music: Playing piano; singing; learning new instruments; Coffee :); Sewing; Learning new things;Traveling; Spending time with my family.


Steve Tucker – “Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyways." -  John Wayne

Now Teaching -  Livestock Production; Principles of Agriculture; Wildlife/Fisheries Ag Mech & Metal Technologies

Education -1991 Paris High graduate
1995 BS in Ag Ed from East Texas State University

Certifications - Production Agricultute 9-12; Generic Special Ed PK-12; Hunter Education instructor; Boater Ed Instructor

Years in Industry and/or Education and Specializations – 23rd year in education

A Few of  Mr. Tucker’s Favorite Things/Hobbies - Avid hunter and fisherman; Boater; Gardener



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Mrs. Steele's Education & Training students were invited to Region 8 to help provide some of the instruction for a TAFE workshop. The students were able to help lead and share in breakout sessions regarding their experiences and what to expect at competition later this year. What an awesome way to represent TAFE,CTE, PHS and PISD!

Paris FFA Donates Pet Food to Humane Assoc/Paris Shelter

Paris FFA delivered pet food collected during the pet food drive this past November to the Humane Association/Paris Animal Shelter. FFA kids are GREAT, paring their love of animals with helping meet the needs of a great organization!

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