Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Allen Bartell
Mr. Bartell has a BS degree in Park Managment from South Dakota State Univeristy. He earned self-contained 1-8 certification from Stephen F. Austin State University. He continued to study and earned his Master’s Degree in Elem Education. He enjoys finding new and innovative ways to integrate multiple disiplines into his classes. He loves the challenge of seeking creative ways to inspire students and creating strong TEKs based lessons to support their learning.
Bartell had a rewarding 28 year career working for Houston ISD at the Outdoor Education Center at Camp Olympia (OEC). The OEC was a 4-day, 3-night, residential, outdoor education field campus for Houston ISD. The last three years he was the manager of this award winning science program. Unfortunately, due to budget cuts the program was closed at the end of the 2017-2018 school year.
Bartell's wife, Leslie Roznovsky, is the art teacher for New Waverly High School. Their family has two preschool daughters who love exploring nature and the arts with their parents.