T-STEM » Benchmark 3: Strategic Alliances

Benchmark 3: Strategic Alliances

Tekoa Academy TSTEM Design Team/Leadership Team:

Mr. Kevin Loder - TSTEM Coordinator

Mr. Richard Johnson - CTE/TSTEM Co-Coordinator



Tekoa Academy Advisory Council:


Delilah Francis - Chairman


Delilah Gauthia Francis is a native of Houston, Texas, Mrs. Francis holds a BS in Business Technology from the University of Houston, a MBA in Business from the University of St. Thomas, a Masters certification in Project Management from George Washington University and is a certified project manager.  She is a retiree of Shell Oil Products, where her expertise spanned Marketing and Sales Operations and business process change management and implementations.


Carol J. Akers

Geophysical Consultant


Dr. Pretta VanDible Stallworth

Houston Community College Trustee


Harold Doucet, Sr.

Port Arthur Councilmember


Tomara Anderson

Kelly Educational Staffing


Tomara provides substitute management for school districts and charter schools throughout the Golden Triangle Area. Tomara has worked for Kelly Educational Staffing located in Port Arthur, Texas since August 2013. The experience has caused her to develop a greater appreciation for teachers and more compassion for students as she takes pride in the shared responsibility of preparing children for the future.