Lissette graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Biology and received her additional teaching certification from UT’s innovative UTeach program, which is known nationwide for its emphasis on inquiry based learning. She has spent her career in several public high schools throughout the Austin area teaching a variety of science subjects: Integrated Physics and Chemistry (IPC), Chemistry, Pre-AP Chemistry, Physics, Pre-AP Physics, Environmental Science, and Forensic Science. She has also been trained to teach AP Chemistry


Lissette grew up in Dripping Springs, and has spent most of her life in the Austin area. She is married to a Texas A&M graduate and has two wonderful children (17 months, and 3 years old). She enjoys all sports and has played volleyball and softball competitively. She is also an avid reader and loves to bake. 

 2017-2018 COURSES TAUGHT: 

The Gurley family is adding one more child, so yes she will have THREE wonderful children!  Ms. Gurley will be returning for the 2018-2019 school year to teach her incredible Pre-AP Physics Course!

Pre-AP Physics-  In this course, we will cover major topics required to prepare students for physics courses at the collegiate level.,Topics will include: The Science of Physics, Motion in One Dimension, Two Dimensional Motion, Forces and the Laws of Motion, Work and Energy, Rotational Motion and Law of Gravity, Electric Forces and Fields, Electrical Energy and Capacitance, Current and Resistance, Circuit and Circuit Elements, Magnetism, Momentum and Collisions, Vibrations and Waves, Light and Reflection, Heat, Thermodynamics, and Atomic Physics

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