Hector Cortes

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Hector Cortes

A little about me: I joined Georgetown ISD in 2010 after retiring from the U.S Army with 20 years of service. My duties and responsibilities were that of a Human Resource Manager, including a two year commitment as the Assistant Inspector General for the BENELUX (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg). But now I get the priviledge and opportunity in continuing my service to our community by teaching Language Arts and Social Studies. 

Education: I attended Rollins College, Florida  (Majored in History with a Minor in Education) ESL Certified, GT Certified, and Early Childhood to 6th Grade Certified.  

Personal: Hometown Philadelphia. #FLYEAGLESFLY.  Yes we won the Super Bowl! But don't worry, my wife's family are all Cowboy fans. I enjoy traveling and have been able to live in or visit at least 23 countries.

Served two tours (1990-91 Desert Storm Saudi Arabia, 2009 Baghdad, Iraq)

Humanitarian trips: I've often thought to myself, "What's the purpose of having, if you can't give." 

Rio Grande Valley 2017 (Our team delivered food to the community and helped build a local church)

Trinidad 2015 (Assited in leading children activities and providing food to underpriviledge children)

Puerto Rico 2014 (Provided backpacks and school supplies to a small children's school in the town of Anasco) 

Guatemala 2013 (Provided direct aid to feeding centers in the remote mountains near the Guatemala/Honduran border)

Kenya, Africa 2012 (Assited in carpentry work for an abandon children's school and orphanage)

 

Email: CortesH@georgetownisd.org

Phone: 512-943-5080 EXT 6831