Leadership Team

Leadership Team 2017-05-18T17:39:09+00:00
Mike Tenney
Mike Tenney
As Head of School, Mike is responsible for the strategic planning and business operations of the school. Mike maintains a personal interest in the students who are considering the school by running the school admissions process. Mike is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and holds a Masters Degree in Engineering from the University of Florida. Mike is also a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School. Following his service as an U.S. Air Force officer, Mike worked as Operations Director for a defense contractor in San Antonio. Mike and his family moved back to Houston in 2007 for Mike to assume the role of school Director. Mike took over as the Head of School in 2009.
Catherine De La Rosa
Catherine De La Rosa
As Principal, Catherine is responsible for the daily operation of the school. Catherine is a native Houstonian. Catherine attended the University of Houston. She graduated with a Bachelor of Art degree in Elementary Education. She went on to earn a Masters Degree in Educational Supervision from the University of Houston. She has twenty years of experience in education, including eleven years as an administrator. She has worked in administration at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. Catherine also has experience in both private and public schools.

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Gifted and Talented vs Advanced Placement: Know the Difference to Prevent GT Burnout

Saturday, September 16, 2017|Comments Off on Gifted and Talented vs Advanced Placement: Know the Difference to Prevent GT Burnout

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Being Late to Class: It’s Not Cool!

Monday, September 11, 2017|Comments Off on Being Late to Class: It’s Not Cool!

In many schools, being late to class is seen as something of a token of coolness. Kids who are late are "edgy," [...]

Tenney School Reopening

Monday, September 4, 2017|Comments Off on Tenney School Reopening

For students that can make it, The Tenney School will reopen on Tuesday September 5th.  We hope that getting back [...]

Hurricane Harvey Aftermath: Ways to Encourage the Children, as Families Struggle

Monday, September 4, 2017|Comments Off on Hurricane Harvey Aftermath: Ways to Encourage the Children, as Families Struggle

It only took a few hours for Hurricane Harvey to dismantle the city of Houston last week. Unfortunately, they will be dealing [...]