Second Grade Team
Hi, my name is Rose Molter. I grew up in Colorado Springs, Colorado. After I went to college at Oregon State University where I obtained my bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education I moved back to Colorado where I taught 1st and 2nd grade. This will be my 12th year teaching and my 7th year teaching 2nd Grade at Pattison. My husband Matt and I were High School sweethearts and have been married for 11 years. We have a seven-year-old son named Mason who will be in 1st grade this year, a 1-year-old named Maverick, and two Yorkie Dogs! I enjoy swimming, reading, and spending time with my family. I am so excited to continue to be a part of the Pattison community and look forward to another AMAZING year!
My name is Dianna Polnac. I graduated from Texas A&M and came to work in Katy ISD. This will be my 27th year to teach, 26 of those years have been here at Pattison--in 2nd grade! I teach reading and writing and I am teaching partners with Madison Mackey. My husband, Monty, and I have two children --our daughter is Allison, and our son is Payton. Allison is a freshman in college, she attends Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA, and Payton is a freshman at Taylor High School. We love to travel as a family! I LOVE teaching 2nd grade and am so excited about the year ahead!
My name is Martha Basler. I grew up in Midland, Texas, and graduated from SMU. I have my Masters in Education from Stephen F. Austin. This will be my 30th year in education and my 15th year at Pattison! This year I will be teaching all subjects. In my spare time, I love to read, travel, (especially cruises!), and spend time with my family. My husband, George, and I have one daughter, Elizabeth and a grandson, Liam.
Hello! I'm Jill Hortness. I grew up in Nebraska and graduated from the University of Nebraska in Kearney. I have been teaching for 33 years!! Since my husband is retired Air Force, I've been fortunate to have taught in many places including: California, Holland, England, San Antonio, and Ohio. I spent 10 years in 3rd grade here at Pattison and this will be my sixth year in 2nd grade! I teach Reading, Writing and Social Studies. My husband, Bill and I have two grown children, and one grandson! I love reading, biking, and spending time boating and jet skiing with my husband. I'm looking forward to another awesome year!
My name is Renee Richardson, and I was born and raised in Houston. I graduated from Texas A&M University in 1995. This will be my 18th year of teaching. I have taught third, fourth, and fifth grade. This will be by eighth year to teach second grade, and my 13th year here at Pattison. My husband, Brad, and I attend the west campus of Second Baptist Church. We have two children. Garrett is 19 years old, and he will be a super senior at Taylor High School. Jayden is 15 years old, and she will be a sophomore at Taylor High School. I love spending time with my family, baking, and scrap-booking. I enjoy being a part of the Pattison family, and I look forward to a great year together!
My name is Lyndsey Tucker. I grew up in the Katy area, and attended all Katy I.S.D. schools as a student. I obtained my undergraduate and masters degrees from Sam Houston State University in Curriculum and Instruction and Instructional Leadership. This will be my eleventh year teaching. I have served as a first and third grade classroom teacher, a math academic support teacher, and as a math and science instructional coach. My husband and I have three sons Hudson (7 - Second grader at Pattison), Keegan (5- Kindergartner at Pattison), and Eli ( 2 years old). Besides spending time with my family, I love to read, watch my boys play baseball and soccer, and bake. I love teaching second grade, and being a member of the Pattison family! I look forward to working with my team and students to make this year the best one yet.
My name is Maddi Mackey and I'm so excited for this school year! I grew up in the Katy area and attended all Katy ISD schools as a student. I graduated from Ole Miss and got a Bachelors degree in Elementary Education. I moved back to Katy after I graduated to be closer to my family and start my career. This will be my third year teaching in Katy I.S.D, and my second year teaching 2nd grade math and science at Pattison! In my spare time I love to exercise, travel, and spend time with my family and friends. I am so excited to be a part of the Pattison family! I can't wait for this year to begin!!