Hector Cortes



Degrees and Certifications:

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 privilege and opportunity in continuing my service to our community by teaching 3rd grade.

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.  

Hometown Philadelphia, PA 

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

Humanitarian trips:  

Lynn Haven, FL  2019 (Joined a community of volunteers to help rebuild a home that was completely destroyed by Hurricane Michael)

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

Trinidad 2015 (Assisted in leading children activities and providing food to underprivileged children)

Puerto Rico 2014 (Provided backpacks and school supplies to an elementary school) 

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

Kenya, Africa 2012 (Assisted in carpentry work for a children's orphange school and delivered school supplies)


Email: CortesH@georgetownisd.org

Phone: 512-943-5080 EXT 6831