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Tomball Independent School District
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ConnectED Podcast with Dr. Z features special guests in episodes that provides valuable insight into Tomball ISD and how we are defining excellence in education and connecting with the community.


Teaching in Tomball ISD

Episode 19

Tomball ISD teachers continue to create a dynamic education environment for their students and Dr. Z was fortunate to have three leading educators in Amber Hess, Emily Adams and Cindy Hearn join her in a conversation about teaching, why they chose education and Tomball ISD, and reflect on the impact they have made on students' lives over the years.

Superintendent Student Ambassadors

Episode 18

Tomball ISD is fortunate to have strong student leaders that provide a voice for their campus as Superintendent Student Ambassadors. Students from THS, TMHS, and Tomball Star Academy join Dr. Z in a conversation about school, their interests and future plans along with the importance of having a student voice. 

Two Way Dual Language Academy (TWDL)

Episode 17

In an effort to expand student opportunities, the Tomball ISD Two Way Dual Language Program is successfully developing a bilingual and biliterate foundation for students at the elementary school level. Dr. Z welcomes TWDL parents Blaire Koehl and Ely Borrero-Messer in a discussion about their child's experience at RES and the benefits of a dual language program.

Fine Arts in Tomball ISD

Episode 16

Fine Arts in Tomball ISD offers endless opportunities for students to excel in what they are passionate about. TISD Director of Fine Arts JD Janda, TMHS Band Director Andy Easton, and CPJHS art teacher Jodi Lea join Dr. Z to chat about what makes being in Fine Arts so special.

Balancing Academics & Athletics at a High Level

Episode 15

Tomball High School Football garnered state-wide recognition following a historic playoff run all while maintaining high academic standards. Senior student-athletes Cale Hellums, Patrick Mologne and Tyler Lee chat with Dr. Z about what it takes to compete and perform at a high level on the football field and in the classroom.