Phone: (972) 291-1581 Ext. 4711


Degrees and Certifications:

Angele Hodges, Director

Angele Hodges has more than 16 years of education experience. Prior to joining CHISD, she held principalships at Glencrest 6th Grade school and Morningside Middle School in Fort Worth. At Morningside she created transformational gains. When she took the position the Texas Education Agency rated the campus Improvement Required. Her efforts moved the campus to Met Standard, the state’s highest rating.

In 2015 Hodges completed the Harlem Children’s Zone Practitioner’s Institute in Harlem, New York. Additionally, in 2017, she was selected to study at Harvard University for a summer leadership conference.

Hodges is married and the proud mother of two high school scholar athletes.

Phone: (972) 291-1581 Ext. 8131


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Mrs. Marquita Rollins-White, Site Coordinator

Marquita Rollins-White has more than 10 years of education experience. Prior to joining CHISD, she was a math instructional specialist and a middle school math teacher with Fort Worth ISD. While with FWISD, she worked with a great team to move their "improvement required" status to "met standard". 

In previous years, Rollins-White also enjoyed being a volleyball coach and mentor. This afforded her the opportunity to help young ladies be healthy and strong physically on the court, and emotionally/mentally strong off the court.

Rollins-White is married with one son. They enjoy traveling and exploring new places.

She is the coordinator for Collegiate High School, CHHS and Early College Academy at CHHS.

Phone: (972) 293-4505 Ext. 8384


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Mr. Byron Mason, Site Coordinator

Byron Mason has been an educator for over 21 years. His roles have continued to evolve over the years from his beginning as an elementary physical education teacher, to an assistant principal and principal for elementary and recently as a high school assistant principal. All these experiences have helped bring him to this point. He believes it to be an honor to help all scholars in Cedar Hill achieve post-secondary success through his current role with GEAR UP.

Mr. Mason has been married for 22 years and has three daughters. The oldest is a graduate of Cedar Hill Collegiate High School, and the younger two attend Cedar Hill Collegiate Prep and Cedar Hill Collegiate High School respectively. Outside of work, he enjoys riding his motorcycle, DIY home projects and traveling with his family.

He is the coordinator for Collegiate High School, CHHS and Early College Academy at CHHS.

Phone: 972-291-1581 Ext. 4066


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Ms. Lisa Johnson-Hannah, Family and Financial Advocate

Dr. Hannah teaches the General Employability Skills course  at Bessie Coleman Middle School.. Prior to joining the Coleman Family in 2017, Dr. Hannah spent 14 years teaching and administering paralegal and criminal justice programs for post-secondary academic institutions. During this same period, Dr. Hannah also taught Advanced Placement Microeconomics and Government classes for high school seniors at a private school. Before embarking on her teaching career, Dr. Hannah practiced law in Michigan, serving as Associate General Counsel for the MGM Grand Detroit Casino and acting as Litigation Associate for a private law firm.


A native of Detroit, Dr. Hannah graduated from Michigan State University Detroit College of Law with her Juris Doctor, Cum Laude degree in 1997. Dr.  Hannah is also an alum of Eastern Michigan University, having earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics (with a minor in Marketing) in May, 1994.