Aylor, John
John Aylor
Assistant Principal

Mr. Aylor has been the Assistant Principal at St. Cecilia Catholic School since 2014. Prior to joining St. Cecilia, Mr. Aylor taught in other Catholic schools in Houston for six years. He holds both a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Philosophy from the University of Dallas, and a Masters in Secondary Education from Grand Canyon University. John is an Eagle Scout and has one child at St. Cecilia – Ada Class of 2029.

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Fr. Michael Barrosa
Parochial Vicar
Camarillo, Nancy
Nancy Camarillo
2nd Grade Teacher

Mrs. Camarillo joined the staff of St. Cecilia Catholic School in 2020. She comes to St. Cecilia with 29 years of experience in education and holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Texas at Austin in Applied Learning and Development with Honors-Elementary Education as well as a Master’s Degree in Education-Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Houston at Victoria. Nancy enjoys spending time with her family and attending theater productions with her husband.

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Beth Cassidy
Kindergarten Assistant Teacher

Mrs. Cassidy joined St. Cecilia Catholic School in 2009. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration in Accounting from Texas A&M University. Beth has three sons who are Alumni of St. Cecilia Catholic School; Tom is a member of the Class of 2012, Kevin is a member of the Class of 2015, and Brian who is a member of the Class of 2018. All three sons went on to Strake Jesuit College Preparatory – and the two oldest sons are now pursuing degrees at the University of Oklahoma.

Chaffee, Sammy
Sammy Chaffee
PE Teacher

Mr. Chaffee joined St. Cecilia Catholic School in 2018. Prior to joining St. Cecilia, Mr. Chaffee taught in other Catholic schools in Houston for three years. In addition to teaching Art, Mr. Chaffee is also a Volleyball Coach, Head Tennis Coach, Bridges teacher, and a Lifeteen volunteer. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education and Minor in Studio Art from Spring Hill College specializing in drawing and charcoal as well as ceramics. Sammy is an Alumnus of St. Cecilia Catholic School having attended from Kindergarten through 8th grade – graduating in 2006. He went on to graduate from St. Thomas High School in 2010 where he was a varsity tennis player for all four years. Sammy is also an Eagle Scout, and has been a long-time member of the St. Cecilia Catholic Church community and a Core team member for Lifeteen for 3 years.

Conlan, Brooks
Brooks Conlan
5th Grade Science and Social Studies Teacher

Mr. Conlan joined St. Cecilia Catholic School in 2012. Prior to joining St. Cecilia, Mr. Conlan was a teacher for nine years. In addition to teaching, Mr. Conlan is also a St. Cecilia Basketball Coach, Baseball Coach, and one of the Campus Ministry leaders. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Houston in Marketing and International Business. Brooks and his wife Katherine Conlan, and have 3 children Alexa 17, and Hays a member of the St. Cecilia Catholic School Class of 2029, and Crosby who is 3. Brooks loves spending time with his family and being outdoors.

Cotter, Elizabeth
Elizabeth Cotter
1st Grade Teacher

Elizabeth joined the staff of St. Cecilia Catholic School in 2021. She comes to St. Cecilia with 9 years of experience in education. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Eastern Michigan University in Early Childhood Education. She has studied Catechesis, Theology, Sacred Scripture, and Catholic Education. She has a passion for both the Faith and the Performing Arts including classical ballet and music.

DeForke, Anna
Anna DeForke
PK4 Teacher

Ms. DeForke joined the staff of St. Cecilia Catholic School in 2020. She is a graduate of two local Houston Catholic schools – St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, and St. John XXIII College Preparatory. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from the University of Houston – Downtown. She has been dancing since she was 5 years old and is experienced in advanced Ballet/Pointe, Jazz, Lyrical, and Tap. Anna has also choreographed, taught, and performed numerous dances and solos, and has two wonderful parents, one brother, two sisters, and three cats.

Drake, Christy
Christy Drake
7th Grade English / Language Arts Teacher

Mrs. Drake joined St. Cecilia Catholic School in 2011. Prior to joining St. Cecilia, Mrs. Drake had five years of experience as a teacher. In addition to teaching 7th grade, Mrs. Drake also assist with Campus Ministry, and is the Middle School Coordinator. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Louisiana State University. Christy is a native Houstonian, enjoys baking and has two sons – one of whom attends St. Cecilia – Mark, Class of 2028.

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Brooke Drake
Associate Director of Communications

Mrs. Drake joined St. Cecilia Catholic School in 2020. She comes to St. Cecilia with seven years of experience in non-profits and communications. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Texas in Austin. Brooke has served many volunteer roles at the school over the last few years including helping to chair the annual HSA Field Day, and as the Vice President of the school HSA the last two years. Brooke has two daughters at St. Cecilia – Addison, Class of 2023, and Aubrey, Class of 2027.

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Main Contact Information

St. Cecilia Catholic School

11740 Joan of Arc

Houston, TX 77024

 

Main School Number

713.468.9515

Admissions

713.468.9515 Ext. 180

 

Bridges

713.468.9515 Ext. 173

 

Business Office

713.468.9515 Ext. 137

 

Clinic

713.468.9515 Ext. 143

 

Community Engagement

713.468.9515 Ext. 153