3rd grade teacher
Jocelynn Simpson joined PHPS in 2019 as a third grade classroom teacher. She graduated from Loyola University in New Orleans and holds Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Elementary Education. She has taught previously at several independent schools. Most recently, she has taught as a full-time substitute at Greenhill School, along with leading academic and creative maze building camps in their summer programs.
Wendy Tibbitts is the Instructional Coordinator. She has a Bachelor’s degree and teaching certificate obtained at Texas Woman’s University. Wendy has over 15 years in education with most of that time at PHPS.
4th grade teacher
Diana Swartz is a 4th grade teacher. She joined PHPS in 2015 as a math teacher. She has a B.S. in Elementary Education from Hardin-Simmons University and a Masters Degree in Education from San Angelo University.
Bret Turner joined PHPS in 2015 as a Physical Education/Science teacher. Before coming to PHPS he taught Elementary Science and Special Education for the past 10 years. He has a Bachelor of Science from the Southeastern Oklahoma State University and Texas Educator Certificates in the areas of Generalist EC-4 and Special Education EC-12 and Science 5-8th.