Katherine Herron



  • Founder and Owner of ¡hola hp! 

  • Graduate of HPHS, Class of 2001

  • Master's in Education (SMU) /BA in Education & Spanish (UT-Austin)

  • State of Texas Certified Spanish Teacher (grades 6-12)

  • 9 years teaching experience in HPISD (Spanish)

  • 14 years tutoring HPISD kids all levels of Spanish

  • HPISD Languages Other Than English Curriculum Co-Chair (2013-2014)

  • HPMS Languages Other Than English Department Chair (2008-2014)

  • HPISD Regional Teacher of the Year Representative (2011-2012)

  • Highland Park Middle School Teacher of the Year (2011-2012)

  • Park Cities Learning Disabilities Teacher of the Year (2008-2009)

  • Jasper High School Beginning Teacher of the Year (2005-2006)

  • Loves spending time with her husband, Chris, and three kids, Anna Kate, Luke, and Hunter.

  • Is an HP Mom and graduate of Bradfield, HPMS, and HPHS.

  • Katherine believes that teachers are BORN teachers. The ability for a teacher to connect well with students, motivate, and create a love of learning cannot be taught in school, it's God-given.