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Venissa Rodriguez

This is my sixth year teaching and my second career.  Previous to teaching, I had the pleasure of working at Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) in the Space Science and Engineering Division in San Antonio, TX, for over 28 years.  SwRI is a research and development company that provides services in automotive & transportation, biomedical & health, chemistry & materials, defense & security, earth & space, electronics & automation, energy & environment, and manufacturing & construction.  My experiences at SwRI helped guide my passion to teach and promote STEM as a Career and Technical Educator (CTE).  With my experience in the workplace and as a CTE teacher, I am able to guide students as they explore and investigate careers, learn technology, and prepare for post-secondary and beyond with high school credit courses and career focused curriculum. I am also the Robotics coach for 7th and 8th grade students.

I am a recent Kerrvile resident and I am truly enjoying hill country living. I have an Associate of Arts in Information Technology, Bachelors of Science in Business, Masters in Curriculum and Instruction - Advanced Instructor, and a Masters in Educational Leadership. I am a mother of two beautiful children, Martin - age 31, and Krystal - age 26, a grandmother to an adorable grandson - Baby Martin the 3rd, and I am blessed with a beautiful daughter-in-law, Rachel, who is an ELAR Teacher in the Comal ISD district.  During the summer I like to travel catch up on the latest educational and new technologies articles, and I love spending time with my family.

If you have any questions please call (830) 257-2204 or email me at venissa.rodriguez@kerrvilleisd.net