Former Friendswood graduate Janis Jarvis, PhD , will be honored by the Friendswood Education Foundation and the FHS Alumni Association at the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Banquet on October 10.
After graduating from Friendswood High School in 1975, Jarvis attended Mary Hardin Baylor University, and received a Master of Education from the University of Phoenix. In 2009 she earned a Doctorate in Training and Performance Improvement from Capella University in Minneapolis.
Throughout her professional live, Jarvis has touched the lives of thousands of students in many school districts – including Santa Fe, Galena Park, Alvin, and Clear Creek, among others.
Jarvis is the coordinator of curriculum and management and professional development for Clear Creek ISD, a role in which she helps other teachers achieve their goals in continuing education.
She also is the co-founder of TexED Consulting, a professional development firm dedicated to assisting schools and businesses to build leadership and productivity skills.
A longtime Friendswood resident, she has always been actively involved in the community she loves. Jarvis has spearheaded several charitable events, including golf tournaments, auctions and luncheons to aid community members with medical expenses.