Dr. Christopher Zaddach serves as MADE Houston’s Head of School and Director of Social Emotional Development.
Dr. Chris is a licensed clinical psychologist in Texas. He obtained his PhD in Clinical Psychology (Child/ Adolescent and family track) from Loyola University, Chicago. He completed his APA- accredited pre- doctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine and Depelchin Children's Center respectively. Prior to this, he completed pre- doctoral training in neuropsychological assessment at the University of Chicago-Pediatric Neuropsychology Service. In the past ten years, Dr. Chris has trained and worked in a variety of settings including outpatient mental health centers, inpatient settings, and schools, providing direct psychological services to children and adolescents, and emerging adults.
Jennie Mitchell serves as MADE Houston’s Principal and Elementary Teacher.
Jennie’s focus is working with faculty to develop cross- curriculum and multisensory curriculum helping each child reach their full potential. She works with Dr. Chris to create the parent education plan and transition plans for the students.
Jennie has a Bachelor of Arts with honors in Primary Education from Brighton University in England that included her Master’s Degree in Education (Qualified Teacher Status). She is also a qualified outdoor classroom and sports coach as well as a Girl Scout leader.
Jessica serves as MADE Houston’s Upper School Math and Social Studies teacher.
She began her career in education over 8 years ago as an assistant teacher and worked up to classroom teacher. She’s worked in both mainstream and special education settings, bringing new perspectives from both. Jessica completed a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and a Master of Education in Special Education at the University of Houston-Victoria. She has completed her Special Education EC-12 certification. She is also beginning her Doctor of Education (EdD) Executive Leadership in Mental Health and Human Services.
Devyn Williams serves as MADE Houston’s Upper School ELA and Science teacher. After moving from New Mexico to Houston in 2013, she began her career in Special Education as a teaching assistant working her way up to co-teacher. She had the opportunity to work under Jennie Mitchell for the duration of her career, receiving extensive experience, training and education from the Lead. She has served not only as a teacher’s assistant but also as academic support and substitute teacher for grade levels 1-8. She has been trained in a variety of curriculum ranging from Stevenson, Lindamood-Bell, and Neuhaus. Devyn has continued to provide tutoring and homeschool services for grades 1-9 when she took time off from the classroom to finish her degree. Devyn has now earned her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Houston in Spanish and is looking forward to a return to the classroom.
Josh Perez serves as MADE Houston's Teaching Assistant. He holds a degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Texas Tech University 2013. He worked for Harris County as a social worker serving and caring for the special needs community for three years. He has served as a teaching assistant and substitute teacher since 2017 at various private schools focusing on learning differences.
MADE Houston does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status in any of its activities or operations.