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Dr. Soner Tarim

Soner Tarim Dr. Soner Tarim is a founding member and current superintendent of Harmony Public Schools, high performing K-12 public charter schools located in Texas with a strong focus on science, technologies, engineering, and math (STEM) providing opportunities for underserved communities. He is the driving force in creating STEM academies with an emphasis on college-readiness and the tracking of performance metrics of its high caliber students.

A luminary in the Charter School Community, his leadership philosophy recognizes the need to develop meaningful partnerships, maintain open collaborative lines of communication, and leverage relationships with high-level corporate, business, civic, legislative and international leaders to advance the mission of Harmony and opportunities for its beneficiaries.

Over his 24 year professional career, Dr. Tarim has developed innovative educational programs geared to K-12 schools. He is highly sought after as a consultant and as a speaker in state charter & STEM conferences and has distinguished himself as a results-oriented educator with unrivaled expertise and knowledge in developing and managing innovative charter schools.

Under Dr. Tarim's leadership, Harmony has grown to 36 schools and 20,000 students from throughout the state of Texas, many of which have been recognized as academically competitive schools in the nation. Harmony has received numerous outstanding awards and recognitions including the National Title I Distinguished School Award for closing the achievement gap and a Broad Prize nomination.

Dr. Tarim holds a Ph.D. from Texas A&M University and is a trained biologist and ecologist. In addition to his background in biological sciences, he has taught many courses in the field of biology, ecology, general science, and physical education at the high school, college and graduate school levels. Dr. Tarim has spearheaded scientific symposiums and international science Olympiads including I-SWEEEP (the International Sustainable World Energy, Engineering, and Environment Project), the largest science fair event of its kind comprising over 1,000 top-ranked high school students representing 43 states and over 70 nations world-wide presenting and sharing their ideas, experiences, and knowledge to promote maintaining global sustainability. He has also has developed and directed successful after school programs.

Dr. Tarim has published numerous peer reviewed scientific articles, policies, procedures, and guidelines for charter schools in the areas of Admissions, Governance, and Human Resources. He is a certified school board member and school administrator trainer and sits on the Board of Directors of the Region 4 Education Service Center, which is the largest Texas educational service center providing services to 54 school districts representing over 1,000,000 students and more than 83,000 professional educators.

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Nominations open for Gifted/Talented program

Nominations are being accepted for the Gifted & Talented student program!

Any parent or teacher can nominate a student to participate in the high school's G/T program. Nomination forms are available from the Front Office or Mrs. Ward (ELA department, #116). Nomination deadline is September 26.

Your donations needed for PTO! !Necesitamos Donaciones por PTO!


Do you have items in good condition that you no longer use?  Please donate them to benefit the students!  Your contributions are important!!!

Si tienes objetos en buen estado que ya no uses, Por favor dónalos para el beneficio de nuestros estudiantes.  ¡Tú contribución es importante!

 Saturday                      Sábado

September 13              Septiembre 13

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Please Contact Mrs. Cano for more information about it.

bcano@harmonytx.org -- 469-315-6756

Mrs. Alaniz and Mrs. Hernandez

PTO President and Vice-president 2014-2015

Please support our school!!!

!!!Por favor apoya nuestra escuela!!!

RETURNING G/T Students and Parents (Gifted/Talented program)

On-campus: Returning G/T Students and their Parents have a "meet-and-greet" on September 5, Friday, from 3:30-4:00, in room 116. Anyone who cannot attend should contact Mrs. Ward beforehand.

Now accepting Reservations for Home Visits. Se habla Espanol.

Dear Families,

Harmony Science Academy Dallas is now accepting Reservations for Home Visits. Parents, would you like our Teachers, ESL staff, Counselors, or Administrators to visit you at your home?

Contact Mr. Teegarden (Counselor) for details. Email: mteegarden@harmonytx.org. Tel# 214-954-7277.

Harmony Science Academy Dallas está aceptando nuevos registros para visitas a sus casas. Si a usted le gustaría que lo visitaremos por favor comuníquese con nosotros cuanto antes.

Muchas Gracias.

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