Relay Houston Programs
HIGH-NEEDS SUBJECT AREAS
Senior Dean Chris Fraser
As senior dean of Relay Houston and Relay San Antonio, Chris Fraser oversees all aspects of our teacher preparation in Houston and San Antonio. Most recently, Fraser taught core pedagogy and secondary social studies as part of the Relay Newark faculty, and served as a Ferguson Education Leadership Fellow in Revere Public Schools.He began his career in Texas education as a Teach For America corps member in the Houston Independent School District. After working as a senior recruitment director for TFA in Atlanta, Fraser returned to Texas to teach high school social studies at YES Prep. Fraser earned an Ed.M. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a B.S. in finance from the University of Florida.
Get to know Houston, Texas.
CITY POPULATION: 6.3 million
While in Houston, be sure to visit Space Center Houston, the tourism center for NASA’s astronaut training center, where you can see Mission Control, watch inspiring films, have lunch with astronauts, and get up close with rockets and other space vehicles.
Science lovers will also enjoy the Houston Zoo, Downtown Aquarium, Museum of Natural Science, and Texas Medical Center — the largest medical center in the world. Art enthusiasts will find plenty to do in the Museum District, an area with 19 museums, and can take in numerous opera, ballet, symphony, and theater performances throughout the city. And sports fans can cheer on the big three Texans, Astros, and Rockets, as well as the Houston Dynamo soccer team.
Houston is a sprawling city, and having a car is essential to get around. In the heat of the humid summers, you’ll appreciate the opportunity to stay in your car and drive through everything from ice cream shops to barbecue restaurants to convenience stores. METRO is also expanding its bus and rail options to make public transportation more accessible. Learn more.
6700 Bellaire Blvd., Room 204
Houston, TX 77074