• WCHE Specials Team 2018 - 2019

    photo of the Specials Team members

    Pictured front row l to r:  Missa Mayes, Cathy Seidenberger, and Connie Cunningham
                 back row l to r:  Erika Serhus, Chelsea Hill, Christy Mirizzi, and Megan Dunn


     Connie Cunningham – Mrs. Cunningham has been a painting instructor since 1978 and has been with the LTISD since 2004.  She and her husband live in Spicewood, where she is a Fine Arts Aide at WCHE. 


    Megan Dunn – This is Mrs. Dunn’s 4th year with the LTISD and has been an educator 14 years.  She and her husband live in the West Cypress Hills neighborhood.  The lovely artwork displayed throughout the WCHE campus is a testament to Mrs. Dunn’s skills as an art educator.


     Chelsea Hill – Mrs. Hill studied Music Education at Sam Houston State University and is in her 5th year of teaching.  This is her 4rd year at WCHE.  She has always been inspired to teach music and loves sharing that with her students. 


    Jole Link --  Mrs. Link loves children.  She has been a preschool teacher and has also been a nanny for many families.  She has worked for churches in our community, and she has been employed by the LTISD for 3 years.  Mrs. Link married her high school sweetheart.  They have been married 26 years and have 3 children and 2 precious grandsons.  


    Melissa Mayes – Although born in Salt Lake City, Utah, Mrs. Mayes became a Texan when only 6 weeks old.  She grew up in Houston where she participated in gymnastics, track and field.  She is a Texas Tech graduate and has two sons.


    Christy Mirizzi – Mrs. Mirizzi is in her 19th year of teaching, her 8th year with the LTISD, and her 5th year at WCHE.  She and her husband live in Dripping Springs.  They have a son and a daughter—both WCHE Tigers.


    Cathy Seidenberger--Mrs. Seidenberger has been a teacher for over 26 years, 21 of those years in the LTISD.   She attended the University of Texas at Austin for her undergraduate degree in Applied Learning and Development and Sam Houston State University for her Master’s degree in Library and Information Science.

    Mrs. Seidenberger and her husband, a middle school science teacher, have 2 children and live in the Spicewood area.


    Erika Serhus – Before joining the West Cypress faculty, Ms. Serhus spent 15 years in the Austin Independent School District where she taught 3rd through 8th grades.  She began her career at the Kealing Magnet Program and taught at Zavala and Baldwin Elementary Schools.  Mrs. Serhus earned her Bachelor’s Degree at the University of Texas at Austin and also holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership.  She has two amazing daughters.  Ms. Serhus feels honored to join the West Cypress Hills community.  She is deeply committed to providing our learners with enriching and exciting experiences and looks forward to an awesome year at West Cypress Hills.  Go Tigers!